New York’s vaccine czar called county officials to gauge their loyalty to Cuomo amid sexual harassment investigation
Larry Schwartz, head of the state’s vaccine effort, acknowledged making the calls in response to an inquiry by The Washington Post, but said he did so as a 30-year friend of Cuomo and did not discuss vaccines.
Kobach teamed up with Wichita businessman to sell COVID-killing device. An investigation found no validity to their claims. | Kansas Reflector
NEW YORK CITY — In early October, Kris Kobach, Kansas’ former Secretary of State, and Daniel Drake, a Wichita-based venture capitalist-turned-CEO, made a sales pitch to Kansas legislators. The duo wheeled in what looked to lawmakers like a “refrigerator” — a shiny metal box Drake called a “revolutionary” device that would “kill COVID” and bring […]
Massive Facebook study on users’ doubt in vaccines finds a small group appears to play a big role in pushing the skepticism
Facebook is conducting a vast behind-the-scenes study of U.S. users who express doubtfulness about vaccines, a major project that attempts to probe and teach software to understand the medical attitudes of millions of Americans, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post.
When candidates make reckless statements just to get attention, should they get attention? Letter from the Editor
We’re working out our approach to Josh Mandel. As we get closer to election time, what Mandel says might be news, and I don’t believe the right approach to covering dangerous statements by candidates is the traditional “he said-she said.”