Controversial Trump COVID Adviser Scott Atlas Resigns


President Donald Trump’s controversial science adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, has resigned.

Atlas, a Stanford College neuro-radiologist with no formal expertise in public well being or infectious ailments, challenged the overwhelming consensus of the scientific group and criticized stronger efforts, together with the usage of face masks, to manage the unfold of the new coronavirus, the Related Press reported.

Stanford issued an announcement distancing itself from Atlas, saying he “has expressed views which can be inconsistent with the college’s method in response to the pandemic.”

Atlas resigned on the finish of his non permanent authorities appointment, the AP reported.

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