Fox News: Fox News host Tucker Carlson prompted a sharp reaction from critics Wednesday night after addressing the issue of how many people have died after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine.
Carlson explained he is “completely in favor of vulnerable people taking vaccines” (The CDC profile is a person older than 70 with an average of 2.6 “comorbidities,” such as diabetes and heart disease). But he argued that the vast majority of the population, with a survival rate of more than 99%, should have as much information as possible to make a risk assessment.
In a typical flu season, more than 160 million Americans are vaccinated and only a small number die after receiving a shot. in 2019, it was 203 people and in 2018 it was 119.
“Every death is tragic, but big picture, we don’t consider those numbers disqualifying,” he said. “We keep giving flu shots, and very few people complain about it.”
But the question is how do those numbers compare to the death rate from the experimental, emergency-use coronavirus vaccines. Read More