Pro-Trump counties now have far higher COVID death rates : Shots - Health News

December 5, 2021 ☼ red-statespandemic

Source: NPR - Link

Since May 2021, people living in counties that voted heavily for Donald Trump during the 2020 presidential election have been nearly three times as likely to die from COVID-19 as those who live in areas that went for now-President Biden. That’s according to a new analysis by NPR that examines how political polarization and misinformation are now driving a significant share of the deaths in the pandemic.

Omicron is going to make this distinction even more sharp.