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Dubious coronavirus claims by California doctors condemned by health experts

CNN, April 29, 2020

April 29, 2020

Dubious coronavirus claims by California doctors condemned by health experts

“There is a lot to object to from a scientific point of view,” Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist, told CNN. He said one big problem is that the doctors made estimates based on their clinics’ clients who were tested, not a sampling of the general population. “What these doctors are doing is corrupting the process from the start to make it seem like they are doing an honest policy analysis,” added Noymer, who is an associate professor of population health and disease prevention at the University of California, Irvine.