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This is deadly stuff. You just breathe the air and that’s how it’s passed. And so that’s a very tricky one. That’s a very delicate one. It’s also more deadly than even your strenuous flu.—US President Donald Trump, explaining his understanding of the threat of SARS-CoV-2 in a February 7 phone call recorded by The Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward. These comments contrasted sharply with the muted position Trump voiced in public, for example, saying at a late-February press conference that the coronavirus was “a little bit like the flu.”
This may be the most shameful moment in the history of U.S. science policy.—H. Holden Thorp, Editor in Chief of Science, in a September 11 editorial reacting to the revelation that Trump understood the seriousness of SARS-CoV-2 even as he publicly downplayed the risk of the virus.
7. Cerebrum’s convoluted surface
1. The present geologic epoch