Politics and the Pandemic Study Finds Link Between Far Right and High Corona Rates in Germany

The number of coronavirus infections is rising sharply in parts of Germany where the far-right AfD party enjoys greater support. Is it a coincidence? Researchers took a close look at the corollaries and drew some conclusions that surprised even them.
The darker the shade of blue on the map to the left, the higher the number of votes for the AfD. The darker the red on the right, the higher the incidence of the coronavirus in the region.

The darker the shade of blue on the map to the left, the higher the number of votes for the AfD. The darker the red on the right, the higher the incidence of the coronavirus in the region.

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DER SPIEGEL 47/2021
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The increase in the COVID incidence rate correlated most strongly with AfD voters.
"Not every anti-vaxxer has an affinity for the AfD."

Sociologist Christoph Richter