Large numbers anti-science rednecks choose death, serious long-term illness, and for males, impotence from Covid.
Ironically, this could be seen as reinforcing the veracity of Darwinian natural selection.
The death rate from COVID-19 in the U.S. is rising.
The seven-day average of new cases has increased by nearly 70% to almost 30,000 per day; hospitalizations are up 36%. And deaths from the virus have risen steadily in recent days, reversing a months-long downward trend that began in mid-January.
More than 99% of recent deaths were among the unvaccinated, according to infectious disease experts. The US CDC said that unvaccinated people accounted for over 97% of hospitalizations.
The upward trend is being driven almost entirely by outbreaks in places with strong support for American fascist anti-science guru Donald Trump which have low vaccination rates, such as the Ozarks, Florida and parts of the Mountain West. Some counties, especially in Missouri and Arkansas, are recording more cases now than they did during the winter.
US doctors have has found some men who recovered from COVID-19 experienced severe erectile dysfunction many months later, eventually seeking penile implants. The doctors found virus particles in their penises. The infection may have caused erectile dysfunction by restricting blood flow to the penis.