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The fragmentation of federal expertise has enabled the politicisation of Covid-19 numbers in the USA

Rocco, Philip (2020) The fragmentation of federal expertise has enabled the politicisation of Covid-19 numbers in the USA. Impact of Social Sciences Blog (14 Apr 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As in any emergency or disaster, institutional agreement over the statistics of the Covid-19 pandemic is incredibly important. During the crisis, President Trump has questioned federally requested research around the spread of the pandemic and the amount of equipment needed to tackle it. Philip Rocco writes on how Trump's efforts to undermine a common understanding of ... Continued

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
J Political Science > JK Political institutions (United States)
Date Deposited: 13 May 2020 13:24
Last Modified: 04 Aug 2020 23:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/104354

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