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Chicago teachers defy order to return to classrooms under shadow of Covid

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Union cites lack of vaccinations before Monday start District says safety plan in place for students and staff Birx: Covid deniers in White House ‘derailed' response The Chicago Teachers Union said on Sunday its members had voted to defy an order to return to the classroom because of concerns about Covid-19, setting up a showdown with district officials who have said that refusing to return when ordered would amount to an illegal strike. Related: 'A slow drip versus an explosion': inside California's divided Covid reality
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Many in Trump White House believed coronavirus was ‘hoax', Deborah Birx says

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Covid task force coordinator ‘always' felt like quitting, she reveals
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Deborah Birx says Covid deniers in Trump White House 'derailed' response

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

‘There were people who definitely believed Covid was a hoax' ‘A massacre, a horror film': inside Brazil's Covid disaster The former US coronavirus response coordinator Deborah Birx has said people in the Trump White House considered Covid-19 a hoax. Related: 'A slow drip versus an explosion': inside California's divided Covid reality
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Deborah Birx says there were 'definitely' COVID-19 deniers in the Trump White House

Deborah Birx says there were 'definitely' COVID-19 deniers in the Trump White House

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of former President Donald Trump's White House Coronavirus task force, said in a CBS interview released on Sunday that there were COVID-19 deniers in the White House.
While speaking with Margaret Brennan of "Face the Nation," Birx revealed how the perception of the virus unfolded from inside the White House.
"There were people who definitely believed that this was a hoax," she said.
When asked by Brennan why this was the case, Birx explained that some people didn't understand how the highly infectious disease affected people...
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