Atlas, who had been criticized throughout his tenure for calling for a reopening, and saying that lockdowns are “extremely harmful” to Americans, said that “although some may disagree with those recommendations, it is the free exchange of ideas that lead to scientific truths, which are the very foundation of a civilized society.” … [Read more...] about Dr. Scott Atlas resigns as special adviser to Trump on coronavirus
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In recent weeks, top coronavirus task force officials said Atlas began pushing for the administration to adopt a policy of “herd immunity,” which holds that if enough people contract the highly contagious disease and become immune from it, then future spread among the broader population will be reduced. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Favorite COVID-19 Adviser Scott Atlas Resigns
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Since he joined the administration as a pandemic adviser in August, the radiologist has suggested that asymptomatic people should not be tested, that masks don’t work, that state-level lockdowns caused the latest surge, and that children infected with the coronavirus “almost never transmit the disease.” All four ideas buckle under scientific evidence. … [Read more...] about Trump’s Crank COVID Adviser Scott Atlas Resigns