Scientists Who Publicly Discuss COVID-19 Face Abuse, Threats
Survey results recently published in Nature found that of the 321 scientist respondents, 22% had endured threats of physical or sexual violence and 15% had received death threats after speaking, commenting, or publishing about COVID-19. A quarter of respondents noted they always received harassment after commenting on the pandemic publicly, and that nearly half had experienced negative physical and psychological effects as a result of the abuse. The survey included scientists from the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Click here to read more.