News That Matters

Tag: severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Is New Senate GOP Covid-19 Pandemic Origin Report More About Politics Than Science?
Politics

Is New Senate GOP Covid-19 Pandemic Origin Report More About Politics Than Science?

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.), seen here on August 6, 2022 in Washington, DC., and his office came out ... [+] with “An Analysis of the Origins of the COVID-19 Pandemic Interim Report,” this past week, about two weeks before the midterm elections. (Photo by Anna Rose Layden/Getty Images)Getty Images These days anytime any politician makes any claims about Covid-19, you’ve got to wonder whether it’s more about politics than real science. After all, throughout the pandemic, politics has infiltrated Covid-19 decision-making like botox in a reality TV star. So when the office of Senator Richard Burr (R-N.C.) dropped “An Analysis of the Origins of the COVID-19 Pandemic Interim Report,” just two weeks before the midterm election, you’ve gotta wonder whether this report was more about politics th...