Paul was the first known senator to contract the virus when he tested positive in March 2020. He also continues to push the racist rhetoric behind the origins of the virus. Republicans remain one of, if not the most, vaccine-hesitant or refusing demographic. A recent PBS/NPR/Marist poll found that more than four-in-10 Republicans say they have no plans to get vaccinated.

 Twitter enjoys dragging Rand Paul for any reason, but denying science is an extra good one.