Morning Jolt: A Fresh Reminder That COVID-19 Infections Do Not Reflect a Moral Failing

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On the menu today: Officials and experts say that increased COVID-19 transmission during the coming colder months remains a threat, confirming my allegedly controversial point that temperatures and seasonal changes are significant factors in the virus' spread; new figures show that COVID-19 hospitalizations are continuing to grow in the northern states and decline in the southern states; and examining why some Americans insist upon seeing a COVID-19 infection as a personal moral failing.

Winter Is Coming — and with It, Likely More COVID-19 Infections

Just about every time I write on the impact of temperature and seasonal behaviors in the spread of COVID-19 — the more time people spend indoors, the closer they are together, means the virus, and in particular the Delta variant, can spread faster — the usual suspects on social media go bonkers with outrage. I'm pleasantly surprised no one has gotten me canceled from social-media networks by insisting that writing facts they don't like ...

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WITH JIM GERAGHTY October 08 2021
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WITH JIM GERAGHTY October 08 2021
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A Fresh Reminder That COVID-19 Infections Do Not Reflect a Moral Failing

On the menu today: Officials and experts say that increased COVID-19 transmission during the coming colder months remains a threat, confirming my allegedly controversial point that temperatures and seasonal changes are significant factors in the virus' spread; new figures show that COVID-19 hospitalizations are continuing to grow in the northern states and decline in the southern states; and examining why some Americans insist upon seeing a COVID-19 infection as a personal moral failing.

Winter Is Coming — and with It, Likely More COVID-19 Infections

Just about every time I write on the impact of temperature and seasonal behaviors in the spread of COVID-19 — the more time people spend indoors, the closer they are together, means the virus, and in particular the Delta variant, can spread faster — the usual suspects on social media go bonkers with outrage. I'm pleasantly surprised no one has gotten me canceled from social-media networks by insisting that writing facts they don't like ...   READ MORE

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