Vaccine Mandate Unleashes a Mob in a Small Polish Town – The New York Times (Me: being dumb about health is pandemic too)

Wlodzimierz Lipa, a 71-year-old pensioner who got his second Pfizer shot last week in Walbrzych, said that people attacking the mayor as a Nazi “have a screw loose.” He added that, as a former patient in the local hospital’s cardiac ward, he trusts Dr. Szelemej on health matters far more than he does the doctor’s critics: “Thanks to him I am alive,” he said.

Still, the anti-vaccination cause in Walbrzych and elsewhere, galvanized by false information and conspiracy theories on the internet, has found wide traction.