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The Data Whisperer
She has a way of spelling out the implications of the virus to Americans in personal terms while offering reassurances that the administration is approaching the pandemic with a data-driven mindset.
"knowledge base," sociolect, "experience-based" creditial. ahem.
Others worry that Birx, who stepped away from her job as the U.S. global AIDS coordinator to help lead the White House coronavirus response, may be offering Trump cover to follow some of his worst instincts as he considers whether to have people packing the pews by Easter Sunday.
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by Cat on Sat Mar 28th, 2020 at 04:35:18 PM EST
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Based on original flu modeling report from Imperial College in London with faulty assumptions.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Sat Mar 28th, 2020 at 05:27:39 PM EST
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by Cat on Sat Mar 28th, 2020 at 06:04:55 PM EST
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Probably true at this stage, given they have wasted so much time when they could have been working on reducing that number!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sat Mar 28th, 2020 at 07:19:21 PM EST
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