MARTY MAKARY: The good news is these policies that are anti-scientific and just downright cruel, they’re getting major pushback. Students are smart and they’re now saying, Hey, show us the data. We’re not going to accept dogma. And here’s data that no, we don’t have to wear an N95 mask in class when we’re all immune. And by the way, the Amherst website says specifically that the mask must have a tight seal with no gaps. I mean, I see nurses and doctors loosen their N95 masks at the end of a long shift because they’re hard to wear. So the good news is students are pushing back like we saw during the Vietnam War. We saw during other times in history, students need to rise up and demand data, not dogma.
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