2 maps that tell the story of Covid-19 in America
A map of the 2020 election results and a map of fully vaccinated areas paint a strikingly similar picture of today’s political landscape — and (surprise, surprise… ) it was largely driven by former President Donald Trump. In the latest episode of The Point, CNN’s Chris Cillizza tries to explains why these two maps are so similar.
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Tracking Covid-19 vaccines in the US
this is honestly stunning pic.twitter.com/3SF9AmNjN6
— sam deutsch (@samdman95) July 6, 2021
I’ve witnessed disinformation campaigns in authoritarian countries from Russia to China but have rarely seen one as transparent & quantifiably deadly as the current right-wing attack on vaccinations here: 99.2% of US Covid deaths in June were among unvaccinated.
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) July 12, 2021
Trump urges Americans to get Covid-19 vaccine: ‘I would recommend it’
Tracking Covid-19’s global spread
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