Tweet removed by Dr. Scott Atlas who said masks don’t prevent COVID-19

  • Twitter removed a tweet by White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas who claimed that face coverings were not effective in stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
  • The doctor, who joined the coronavirus task force in August, tweeted on Saturday: “Masks work? NO”, alongside a link to an article that argued against the success of face coverings.
  • Atlas told Newsweek he had appealed the decision, adding: “Twitter seems to be censoring the science if it goes against their own goals of public indoctrination.”
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Twitter has removed a tweet from White House coronavirus adviser Dr. Scott Atlas who claimed that face coverings are not effective in stopping the virus’s spread.

Atlas, who has previously spoken out against lockdowns, tweeted on Saturday: “Masks work? NO”, alongside a link to an article that argued against the success of face coverings.

He later followed up this tweet

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