“a personal thread about the experience of working at the intersection of infectious disease modeling and the study of misinformation during the worst pandemic in a century:
the fight against misinformation is not merely a scientific communication issue. It’s a vital public health necessity. […] In all the years of studying infectious disease and planning for this day, I never dreamed that when it came I’d be opposed by my own federal government, a non-trivial fraction of my fellow citizens, and as yet undetermined fraction of hostile foreign actors.
From this twitter thread: https://twitter.com/jeremyphoward/status/1242894378441506816