Amanpour and Company

Anti-Vaxxers Claim "Freedom" At Stake

Clip: 09/13/2021 | 2m 58s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. is racking up 1,500 COVID-19 deaths each day, almost entirely among the unvaccinated. Anti-vaxxers are finding success by zeroing in on the word “freedom,” a usage explored in a recent New York Times piece by science journalist Tara Haelle. She joins the show alongside infectious disease specialist Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo.

Aired: 09/13/21

Rating: NR

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