Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NBC and CBS both cover covid delta variant on June 21, 2021, with different emphasis

NBC Nightly News mentioned that eight states were problematic as to the new delta variant of Covid:

Of the eight, two states have high fractions of fully vaccinated individuals (NJ at 54% and HI at 50%)

Some of the states are significantly lower (TX, 39%; MO, 38%; OK, 37%; UT, 35%)

CBS chose to emphasize the latter.
Both networks had clips of Peter Hotez of Baylor.

In passing, note that the newspaper Courier News had a different slant on the presence of the delta variant in New Jersey ("low levels") in an article on June 22:


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