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Kyrie: Listen to a Doc, the Vaccines are Safe and Highly Effective

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Director at Public Health and American Well-Being Initiative
Joel M. Zinberg, M.D., J.D. is the Director of the Public Health and American Well-Being Initiative at Paragon Health Institute, and a senior fellow with the Competitive Enterprise Institute. A native New Yorker, he recently completed two years as General Counsel and Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Executive Office of the President.

Kyrie Irving is a great basketball player, but he won’t be in the Brooklyn Nets lineup this season. The reason isn’t some nagging injury or family emergency. Irving has steadfastly refused to comply with New York City’s mandate requiring anyone entering an indoor venue, including basketball arenas, to have received at least one COVID-19 shot.

Rather than have him be a half-time player who misses the 43 regular-season games the Nets will play in the city this season, the team decided to exclude him from practices and games altogether. This will cost Irving more than $16 million for the missed games in Gotham. (The Nets will have to pay Irving for the 40 away games, since it was their decision to keep him off the court in cities that don’t require vaccination.)

Why is Irving doing this?

To find out why, and read more, visit the original article at the New York Post.

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