Experts argue other assertions made in the lawsuit filing are completely unsubstantiated, such as one claiming that vaccinated people were more likely to die from COVID-19, which Texas health data disputes.
“These arguments have been around for a long time, and there are fact checks” that prove them wrong, Burke said. “This lawsuit and the rhetoric behind it are not going to make us safer. … It’s performative politics, as usual.”
Source: Texas Tribune BY Karen Brooks Harper
Photo: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton holds a press conference at the Houston Recovery Center on October 26, 2021. Credit: Mark Felix for The Texas Tribune