“Let’s discuss the elephant in the room,” said co-host Joy Behar, segueing away from the Dear Hartley memoir discussion. “You were supposed to join us in the studio weeks ago, but you couldn’t because ABC has a very strict policy that you can’t get into this building unless you’re fully vaccinated…and you made a conscious decision not to get vaccinated.”
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Behar then cited CDC figures indicating that vaccinated people are 10 times less likely to be hospitalized and 11 times less likely to die from Covid than unvaccinated people.
Bila, who filled the show’s conservative seat during the 2016-17 season, began making her