The Arizona Department of Health Services told a team of university experts working on COVID-19 modeling to “pause” its work, an email from a department leader shows. 1
How stupid can Governor Ducey be? If you don’t like the results of a study, shut it down! Take a lot of brains to make a decision like this this. Did sucking up to 45’s visit to Phoenix help make this decision.
The “no mask” entourage visiting a Honeywell factory making mask is obviously another stupid optics.
What in the hell is going on with the Republicans? As a life long Republican, I’m so embarrassed in our President and Governor. The blood will be on their hands.
How about using science instead of politics?
“As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the U.S., in addition to tracking the number of COVID-19 daily cases, there is a worldwide scientific community engaged in tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus itself.
Efrem Lim leads a team at Arizona State University that looks at how the virus may be spreading, mutating and adapting over time.” 2
- USA Today, Rachel Leingang, May 6, 2020 – Arizona officials ask university to stop coronavirus modeling as state eases lockdown restrictions
- Arizona State University, May 5, 2020 – ASU scientific team finds new, unique mutation in coronavirus study – SARS-CoV-2 mutation mirrors one found during 2003 SARS outbreak