Is the COVID-19 pandemic an Apollo 13 moment for the science community?
We spent the first three months of the pandemic saying we need to trust the science and scientists. But we've also seen a good deal of frustration around mixed messages - Lancet withdrawing the hydroxychloriquine research, and the WHO taking its "learning as we go" approach to this novel coronavirus. Two things have happened. We have a better understanding of how the science community functions. On the other hand, it lays bare the fallibility of science and gives the critics/conspiracy theorists more ammunition. Transparency is good but it shows errors on full display. So, how or will this change the way the science community conducts itself in the post Covid era? Is this pandemic its Apollo 13 moment? Dan Riskin is CTV’s Senior Science Correspondent and a professor of Biology at the University of Toronto
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