(The Wall Street Journal) “On Friday Google’s YouTube platform notified Stanford University’s Hoover Institution that it had removed a 50-minute video interview with Scott Atlas, a neuroradiologist and Hoover fellow, that was published in June. Dr. Atlas has argued publicly—including in an interview in our pages—that the social harm from strict coronavirus lockdowns is severe…Read more
(Wikipedia) Scott W. Atlas (born 1955) is an American neuroradiologist, professor, commentator, and health care policy advisor. He is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was selected by President Donald Trump in August 2020 to serve as an advisor on the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Atlas, whose specialization is radiology rather than public health or infectious diseases, has pushed for faster reopening of schools and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic and less testing for the virus. His views and influence on policies have set off controversies on the task force. He is described as a proponent for the herd immunity approach to the virus.