Politics and Science Collide with Restore Illinois Plan

Peoria Public Radio interviewed Dr. Mark Dworkin, professor of epidemiology, on Gov. Pritzker's plan for reopening Illinois.  Dworkin cautioned that with so many gaps in the science of COVID-19, alternatives to the governor's plan could be feasible but prevention measures should take precedent.

Why would we take the hose off of the fire? What would we expect to happen if we did that, because we’re tired of holding the hose? We can expect the fire to burn faster and harder than it was with the water on it.

Dr. Mark Dworkin  |  Professor of Epidemiology

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