Tara Moriarty was having a totally normal day, poring over research and cross-referencing other scientists’ dataThe States, but it also saw an uptick in cases beginning i, when she learned the premier of Saskatchewan was accusing her of peddling misinformation.
The University of Toronto infectious disease scientist had posted findings earlier that week about excess deaths in the prairie province, which had attracted some attention.
According to her research, published by the Royal Society of Canada and peer-reviewed by other Canadian infectious-disease scientists, the number of deaths in Saskatchewan from COVID-19 could be seven times higher than the provincially reported total, which then stood at 977The director of education fo.
The blowback was immediate. She logged onto Twitter that day to see her notifications blowing up and people telling her she needed to respond to Premier Scott Moe2021-05-03T10:15:00Z, who referred to her research at a press conference as “some of the most egregious information I’ve seen in this pandemic.”
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