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Konopko: Writer provided no evidence for vaccine claims

Posted 9/12/21

The writer in the opinion section (“Reader wants vaccine death figures,” Sun City West Independent, Sept. 1, 2021) stated, “I would like to know how many unfortunate Sun City West …

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Opinion

Konopko: Writer provided no evidence for vaccine claims

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The writer in the opinion section (“Reader wants vaccine death figures,” Sun City West Independent, Sept. 1, 2021) stated, “I would like to know how many unfortunate Sun City West residents who got the ‘genocidal jab,’ have passed because of it?”

The writer goes on to talk about the unreported “thousands and thousands of deaths due to the vaccine nationwide.” They are unreported, so how does he know about these?

Basically, he admits that he has no data to support his assertion but unfortunately has no problem voicing an opinion devoid of any facts to support his opinion. So, let’s review some of the facts.

From a nationwide daily newspaper: “Since January of last year, at least one in seven people who live in the Phoenix metro area have been infected, and at least one in 421 people has died.”

Many of the one in seven who have contracted COVID will fall into the “long haulers” category, meaning their well-being will suffer for a long time after recovery.

I guess the options are the vaccine, which has been proven to be safe and effective, or perhaps a horse dewormer may be more appropriate if you buy into the faux news crowd.

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