Linda Zun, a supporter of the former president Donald Trump A protester against the COVID-19 vaccine died of the coronavirus. She lives in Bowen, Massachusetts. She is 70 years old.
According to reports, Zun contracted the virus after visiting her mother in South Dakota after her father died. On the way back to Bourne, both women contracted the disease. Cape Cod Times Report.
Although her mother survived, a MedFlight had to transport Zuern to Boston Hospital in early June. She fell into a coma and was placed on a ventilator until she died. Her friend told the aforementioned publication that she had not been vaccinated against the virus.
Zuern opposed the local vaccination work, both as a member of the county government committee, a member of the Barnstable County Congress, and as a volunteer for the local conservative United Patriot Organization.
Last December, during her third term in office, she promoted the use of hydroxychloroquine by local doctors to treat COVID-19 patients. Trump also promoted the same anti-malaria drugs for this purpose. But in June 2020, the US Food and Drug Administration stated that scientific evidence did not show that any significant benefits of the drug outweigh the potential risks.
At the same meeting, Zuen also criticized the Barnstable County Department of Health for failing to examine ways to prevent people from contracting COVID-19. Sean O’Brien, director of the department, said the department’s prevention program focuses on testing and launching newly developed vaccines.
Last week, Zuen was one of four people protesting the state’s VaxBus plan in Provincetown. This bus is a mobile vaccination station used to help rural residents who may not be able to go to a nearby health clinic to get vaccinated.
On her social media, Zuen shared some posts claiming that COVID-19 is a man-made virus, used by “globalists” to promote the “UN 2030 Agenda” to establish a world government.She also shared a tweet QAnon conspiracy theory, Against Critical racial theory And reiterated that voter fraud “stole” Trump’s 2020 election.
Patrick Princi, spokesperson for the Barnstable County Congress, said: “Although we have not reached much political consensus, we have the same view on fiscal responsibility.” era“Linda is a great advocate of protecting taxpayers’ funds, and in this regard will really be missed.”
As of July 20, Massachusetts ranked 15th among the states with the highest total number of COVID-19 infections. As of the same date, it ranks 12th among the states with the highest total number of deaths related to COVID-19.
Weekly newspaper Contacted the Barnstable County Department of Health for comments.