2020-10-07 22:36:28 UTC
VP Debate Should Be On Zoom, Experts Say, Calling Plexiglass 'Infection Prevention
Theater' 11:41 AM PDT
"Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris of California will face off on a
stage in Salt Lake City, seated more than 12 feet apart and separated by
"But infection prevention experts say the plans remain strikingly inadequate.
Angela Rasmussen, a virologist and associate research scientist at the Center of
Infection and Immunity at the Columbia University School of Public Health,
suggests that it’s tough to fully capture in words what she felt upon learning of
the safety protocol. “I laughed, in a hopeless, bitter, heartbroken way,” says
Rasmussen. “In other words, LOLSOB.”
"Saskia Popescu, an infection prevention specialist at George Mason University,
felt similarly dismayed.
"... Yahoo Life Medical Contributor Dr. Dara Kass...
"...says the fact that he has tested negative in the days since Trump’s diagnosis
doesn’t necessarily mean he isn’t carrying the virus — hence the CDC’s
recommendation to quarantine for two weeks. “There is literally no evidence to
support ending quarantine with negative tests,” says Kass. “And what we’re
watching happen over and over again from people in the White House is that you
will test negative, and then the next day you will test positive.”
"Kass worries about the potential implications of Pence’s decision...
"...“I mean, why would anybody in America who has been exposed to COVID quarantine
now if the head of the COVID task force won’t do it?”
I would just point out, Pence went out out to eat, misleading people into thinking
this is a good idea. As much as one may or may not condone, any government
restrictions, it's like cigarettes are a real bad thing right?
How can Kamala be around Biden, after she's been exposed to Pence?