Correcting a Red-State Rumor, Jennifer Reich Weighs in on Vaccination Deaths

Published: April 27, 2023

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has NOT announced that lethal batches of COVID-19 vaccinations were distributed to states with conservative-leaning populations. Social media posts spreading erroneous information are relying on a flawed analysis published by a website known to spread false information. Sociology Professor Jennifer Reich noted that there have been relatively few reported vaccine-related deaths, making it difficult to draw firm conclusions, including about any possible regional patterns.

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