Are governments following the science on covid-19?

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11th November 2020

The Economist

According to a new survey, many scientists believe they are being ignored

MAX WEBER, a German sociologist, contended that politics and science do not mix. Today, with the covid-19 pandemic raging around the globe, governments have little choice but to enter this unhappy marriage. A survey by Frontiers, a Swiss publisher of scientific journals, asked some 25,000 researchers in May and June whether lawmakers in their country had used scientific advice to inform their covid-19 strategy. The results offer some support for Weber’s thesis.

See the results of the survey and read the full article at The Economist...