The Politics of Pandemic

2022-05-29 12:40:33  CRI
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Description: When COVID-19 first appeared in the U.S., then President Trump said, “The virus won’t have a chance, it’s going to disappear.” This month, his successor President Biden said something entirely different: “Today we mark a tragic milestone in the U.S.” – 1 million COVID-19 deaths. But was it only the pandemic that caused the deaths and devastation? Wang Guan explores how politicians and some media campaigned against science and common sense and misinformation raised the death toll when vaccination could have brought it down.