Twitter deletes Trump coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas’ claim that masks don’t work


Twitter blocked a tweet from a contrarian medical adviser to President Donald Trump which stated that wearing masks does not help slow the spread of the coronavirus.“Masks work? NO,” Scott Atlas said in a tweet removed as of Sunday by the social media site. The post, which linked to an article in the American Institute for Economic Research that argued against the effectiveness of masks, was in violation of the company’s rules against sharing false and harmful information, Twitter told CNN…

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One Reply to “Twitter deletes Trump coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas’ claim that masks don’t work”

  1. Relying on a medical radiologist as your point man for advice on pandemic safety protocols beyond foolish.

    Imagine you had been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor, and so you sought out the expertise of several oncologists and neurosurgeons to discuss your options … but then a couple of proctologists overhearing the conversations gave their two cents and insisted that their opinions carried as much weight as those of the consulted doctors.
    It would make no sense to give much credence to the advice given by the proctologists … unless your head was lodged up your backside.

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