Randi Weingarten misrepresented COVID study to Congress, author claims
An epidemiologist blasted teachers union chief Randi Weingarten — saying she fudged a scientific study to wrongly argue to Congress that schools should have been kept closed during the height of COVID-19.
Dr. Tracy Høeg, who co-authored a January 2021 study posted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that detailed low levels of coronavirus transmission in school, claimed the American Federation of Teachers president misrepresented the evidence in her testimony to the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic.
“We saw remarkably low in school transmission & no known transmission to teachers,” Høeg said in a lengthy Twitter thread late Wednesday…
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