“Congress should avoid the false narrative that insufficient federal fundings were to blame for our pathetic COVID response,” remarked Dr. @MartyMakary.
“My research team at Johns Hopkins did a study of where the NIH spent their money in 2020; they spent 2.2 times more money on aging research than they did on COVID research the year of the pandemic,” he disclosed.
“We doctors in the public were flying blind. We had opinion ruling the day on what we should do or not do ... and as a result, the COVID pandemic became the most politicized pandemic in U.S. history.”
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