White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at the White House on October 12. Photo: AP White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at the White House on October 12. Photo: AP
White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at the White House on October 12. Photo: AP

Twitter deletes Trump coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas’ claim that masks don’t work

  • Social media company says post, which linked to article arguing against effectiveness of face coverings, violated rule against sharing false information
  • Atlas, a Trump favourite, has repeatedly argued against lockdowns and said it is preferable to expose young, healthy people to virus to develop immunity

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at the White House on October 12. Photo: AP White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at the White House on October 12. Photo: AP
White House coronavirus adviser Scott Atlas speaks at the White House on October 12. Photo: AP
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