UF researchers felt pressure to destroy data on COVID-19

December 10, 2021 ☼ floridadesantis

Source: Tampa Bay Times - Link

Fear of upsetting state officials is pervasive among faculty at the University of Florida, to the point that race-related references have been edited out of course materials and researchers felt pressure to destroy COVID-19 data, according to a report released Monday by a Faculty Senate committee.

The conservative reaction is to always suppress the bad news if it doesn’t fit the world-view. This holds for the environment and economics as well. The lefties aren’t immune from this, but it isn’t nearly as extreme until you get to the fringe.