Winsome Sears makes head-scratching COVID claims during CNN interview

Posted on AllSides December 2nd, 2021
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Lt. Gov-elect Winsome Sears made four baffling statements about the COVID-19 vaccine on Sunday during an appearance on CNN’s "State of the Union."

Although Sears and her Republican running mate, Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin, remain opposed to mandatory vaccination, they urged people to get vaccines this fall.

CNN’s host, Donna Bash, noted that Virginia schools require a number of vaccines, including for polio, measles and chickenpox. "So, why is it OK to mandate childhood vaccines in Virginia for so many diseases, but not COVID?" Bash asked.

"Let's ask ourselves, if the purpose of the...

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