Dr. Scott Atlas in the White House briefing room. AP photo.
This story originally appeared in the Monday, Aug. 17, edition of the Daily Post. Pick up the Post to get the latest local news, available at 1,000 Mid-Peninsula locations.
From staff and wire reports
President Trump has found a new doctor for his coronavirus task force — Dr. Scott Atlas, the former chief of neuroradiology at Stanford Medical Center and a fellow at Stanford’s Hoover Institution.
He has long been a critic of coronavirus lockdowns and has campaigned for kids to return to the classroom and for the return of college sports, just like Trump.
“Scott is a very famous man who’s also very highly respected,” Trump told reporters as he introduced the addition. “He has many great ideas and he thinks what we’ve done is really good.”
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