New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) warned residents in the Empire State on Monday that if they are unvaccinated against COVID-19, they run the risk of “killing your grandmother.”
Cuomo’s remarks were made at a press conference, where he urged “youthful” and “doubtful” New Yorkers to get the coronavirus vaccine. According to Cuomo, several youth in the state have “an attitude” regarding the vaccine and believe “they’ll be fine,” saying there could be “lingering consequences.”
“Or maybe you go home and kiss your grandmother, and wind up killing your grandmother,” added Cuomo, who has been battling multiple allegations of sexual harassment and a nursing home scandal, which reportedly left hundreds of nursing home residents in the state dead from the coronavirus.
In March, it was reported that Cuomo’s aides rewrote a report from state health officials to hide 9,250 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes and long-term care facilities.
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