Why scientists fear the “toxic” Covid-19 debate

Copy-paste from The New Statesman. The hyper-polarisation of discussions about how to handle¬†the coronavirus pandemic¬†risks stifling nuance and undermining scientific inquiry. By Laurie Clarke. On one side of the Covid-19 debate are the anti-maskers, self-styled freedom fighters versed in the ideals of free market libertarianism and the defence of personal liberties. On the other, are … More Why scientists fear the “toxic” Covid-19 debate