BAD VIEW: Host of The View Drastically Overstates Percentage of Children Who Die from COVID

The View’s Sunny Hostin faced a major backlash on social media this week after she drastically overstated the percentage of children who die from COVID-19.

“You see, I don’t want to take the chance with my kid. I don’t want my kid to be part of the one percent that is intubated and dies because I don’t give her a vaccine,” she said.

“According to the CDC there have been 770 deaths from the coronavirus in children between the ages of 0 to 17 years, through the end of January. There have been nearly 10 million known cases of the coronavirus in the same age group, making the death rate approximately 0.008%, with countless cases unreported. Those COVID-19 deaths also make up less than 0.09% of the total number of deaths from COVID-19 in the United States, which just hit 900,000,” reports Fox News.

“Think about it. 2.5 thousand people are still dying every single day from COVID. Why are we normalizing mass death like that? … Everyone knows it’s personal to me,” Hostin added. “We know the science now. I still don’t understand how we are normalizing [2,500] deaths a day from COVID and parents aren’t vaccinating their children.”