We're Public Health Scholars. Here Are the Pandemic-Related Tweets You Should Read.

Although Twitter can be a detritus-filled pit of quicksand, the forum undeniably serves as the up-to-the-second platform for news and politics. To call it a rage against reason would not be an overstatement on some days. 
Thankfully, brilliant minds have joined, too. They bring with them their reason, evidence, and refreshing honesty. 
Laugh if you must, but read these thread and say you’re not better for it. We’re grateful that people of this caliber are putting their knowledge out there and helping us make sense of the chaos.

Caitlin Rivers

Gifts Humanity A Most Reasonable Address of Reopening Schools with Grace and Poise

 An American epidemiologist who as Senior Scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, specializing on improving epidemic preparedness.
Congressional testimony that inspired the tweets. 

Eleanor Jane Murray

on Why the Death Count Sometimes Lags Behind Case Counts

A British-Canadian Epidemiologist, science communicator, and assistant professor at the Boston University School of Public Health. 

Andrew M. Slavitt

Gives Us a Tale of Two Responses

The former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a position he held from March 2015 to January 2017

Ian M. MacKay

Addresses Whether Tests Deserve Trust

A Scientist, specifically a virologist, and adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Queensland.

Andrew M. Slavitt

A Prequel to a Tale of Two Pandemic Responses

The former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a position he held from March 2015 to January 2017