Dr. Rick Bright says if we don’t figure out the coronavirus now we could have a challenging winter.
Dr. Rick Bright has officially quit his position at the National Institutes of Health.
Not only has the immunologist quit, he says it’s because the Trump administration didn’t listen to the scientific evidence available to stop the spread of the coronavirus, per The Guardian. He also says his plan to develop a testing infrastructure for the country was ignored.
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The doctor used to lead a team at the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, a department of the U.S. Health and Human Services. The agency, responsible for helping fight public health conditions such as bioterrorism attacks and pandemics, is currently working on a coronavirus vaccine.
Bright was transferred this spring and believes it’s retaliation for refusing to sign on to