New Zealand's Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters faced a question from a pandemic denier last Tuesday during a campaign rally in Tauranga.
The politician from New Zealand Primero, a nationalist and populist party, responded to the attendees of the event when one of them took the floor to question the scientific basis of the coronavirus: “Where is your proof that Koch's four postulates hold true for SARS-CoV-2? ”asked the citizen.
"What evidence do you have that there is a virus that causes this disease?"
Before he could go on, Peters ordered him to sit down.
"Here we have someone who has obviously been educated in the United States," the deputy prime minister began, causing a buzz in the room before completing his answer with data: "220,000 people have died in the United States.
There are eight million cases to date.
We probably have 79,000 cases in India today, and here is someone who stands up and says;
'the Earth is flat'.
When some applause was started, Peters closed the episode with a “I'm sorry, nice.
It is not the place ”.
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