Ousted expert on Florida’s Covid plan: ‘They’re not listening to the scientists’ | The Guardian

After she refused to manipulate virus data, Rebekah Jones was fired – and subjected to vicious criticism from the governor. But, she says, she won’t be silencedCases of Covid-19 in Florida were below 50,000 in May when Rebekah Jones, co-creator and manager of the state’s official coronavirus database, first claimed she was ordered to censor information to justify Governor Ron DeSantis’s ambitious reopening plans for the state. Related: ‘We’re still so tired’: Europe’s doctors brace for second Covid-19 wave Continue reading…

After she refused to manipulate virus data, Rebekah Jones was fired – and subjected to vicious criticism from the governor. But, she says, she won’t be silenced

Cases of Covid-19 in Florida were below 50,000 in May when Rebekah Jones, co-creator and manager of the state’s official coronavirus database, first claimed she was ordered to censor information to justify Governor Ron DeSantis’s ambitious reopening plans for the state.

Related: ‘We’re still so tired’: Europe’s doctors brace for second Covid-19 wave

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