A healthcare worker wearing PPE prepares to give an injection.

How Science Skeptics Create Doubt

As the world anxiously awaits a rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine, there will certainly be people who distrust the science behind it. Sean B. Carroll, Distinguished University Professor of Biology at the University of Maryland and vice president for science education at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, joins host Krys Boyd to talk about how science deniers return to the same strategies over and over to create doubt around new discoveries. His article, published in Scientific American, is headlined “The Denialist Playbook.”