NY Times forced to admit that COVID-19 immunity is better in red states that opened sooner

It appears as though the left-wing New York Times is reluctantly admitting that Americans living in “red” (meaning Republican) counties around the country have developed longer-lasting immunity from COVID-19 than Democrat (“blue”) counterparts.

In a recent edition of the Times’ ‘The Morning‘ flagship e-mail newsletter, columnist David Leonhardt notes:

There is one big new development. When I last wrote about red Covid, in November, I told you that the month-to-month partisan mortality gap might be peaking, for two main reasons.

One, the availability of highly effective post-infection treatments, like Pfizer’s Paxlovid, has been expanding; if they reduce deaths, the drop may be steepest where the toll is highest. Two, red America has probably built up more natural immunity to Covid — from prior infections — than blue America, given that many Democrats have tried harder to avoid getting the virus.

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Author: HP McLovincraft

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