Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo received immediate blowback from social media after he said that those refusing to be vaccinated would end up killing their grandmothers.
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“Who are the groups who are terribly under-vaccination? The youthful and the doubtful,” said Cuomo, addressing reporters at a media briefing Monday.
“And there is an attitude that they’ll be fine, why should they take the vaccine? Maybe you will get a long-haul syndrome that we’re not really sure what it is yet, but a lingering consequence of COVID,” he continued.
“Or maybe you go home and kiss your grandmother and wind up killing your grandmother!” he added.