In 1st comment on US election, New England Journal of Medicine blasts US response to pandemic

Mackenzie Bean –
Thursday, October 8th, 2020
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The New England Journal of Medicine released an Oct. 8 editorial criticizing the White Houses handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, marking the very first time the journal has wandered off from its nonpartisan position since releasing its very first issue in 1812, reports The Washington Post.

” Our leaders have actually mainly declared immunity for their actions. This election offers us the power to render judgment,” the editors wrote. “We ought to not abet them and allow the deaths of thousands more Americans by allowing them to keep their tasks.”.

The editorial is just the 5th to be signed by all 34 editors in the journals history and the very first time the journal has actually talked about a U.S. election, according to The Washington Post.

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” Our leaders have actually largely claimed resistance for their actions. This election offers us the power to render judgment,” the editors wrote. “We must not abet them and make it possible for the deaths of thousands more Americans by enabling them to keep their jobs.”.

Thirty-four editors signed the article, which said U.S. leaders have “failed at every step” and “taken a crisis and turned it into a catastrophe.”.