WaPo Mocked For ‘Eye-Opening’ Study Saying Exercise Limits COVID Risks

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 21: People pass Covid-19 testing site along a Manhattan street on January 21, 2022 in New York City. Two years ago, the CDC confirmed the first known case of coronavirus in the U.S. As New York City's Covid numbers begin to plateau, and in some neighborhoods sharply drop, Covid case numbers are still increasing in many regions of America.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • Critics quickly swarmed on Twitter, mocking the Post for being late to embrace what many had believed to be an obvious conclusion even as cities and states had locked down gyms and even outdoor playgrounds.
  • “Remember when they closed the gyms?” author Max Lugavere tweeted.
  • Actor and comedian Rob Schneider added, “Surprise surprise! Healthy people less likely to drop dead!”

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