Acta Scientific Microbiology (ISSN: 2581-3226)

Review ArticleVolume 4 Issue 9

The Tragic Cost of Human Life from COVID 19 by Government Leaders Who Deny Evidenced Based Science

Robert W Buckingham* and Renata Ferretti

University of Michigan - Flint, Michigan, USA

*Corresponding Author: Robert W Buckingham, University of Michigan - Flint, Michigan, USA.

Received: July 06, 2021; Published: August 05, 2021

Citation: Robert W Buckingham and Renata Ferretti. “The Tragic Cost of Human Life from COVID 19 by Government Leaders Who Deny Evidenced Based Science". Acta Scientific Microbiology 4.9 (2021): 20-22.

Abstract

The denial of science has proven deadly for many countries especially Brazil and the United States. The Bolsanaro and Trump presidencies have cost many lives of Brazilians and Americans. The failure to listen to evidence-based science with respect to COVID 19 has increased number of cases and deaths to the people of Brazil and the United States. There appears to be a political war on science by some administrations. Presidents and Prime Ministers must listen to evidence base science and recommend appropriate public health policy to safeguard the health of its populace.

Keywords: Covid 19; Leadership; Public Health Policy; Evidence-based Science; Brazil; United States of America

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Copyright: © 2021 Robert W Buckingham and Renata Ferretti. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.



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