Canadian professor goes viral on Twitter over masking rules on flights


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A professor’s stance on pro-mask, pro-vaccine social media has hurt American feelings enough to make news.

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Amir Attaran, a professor in the faculties of law and the school of epidemiology and public health at the University of Ottawa, took to social media when a United Airlines flight left Canada with at least one member of staff who did not follow the COVID masking mandates.

Attaran posted a photo of the UA flight attendant without her masknoting that masks are mandatory on all flights departing from Canada.

Attaran called for a ban on United Airlines in Canada.

When criticized for his posts, Attaran tweeted that the US has three times as many COVID deaths per capita that Canada has had.

Then he graduated to dissolve american gun lawsconstantly mocking those who would criticize him.

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One response that made sense, however — amid numerous ad hominem attacks and racist comments against Attaran — was a tweet demanding that the flight attendant’s photo be taken down.

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Ian Cameron (@easyout) tweeted:

“I would like you to take down this tweet with the photo of the United flight attendant. Flight attendants are frontline workers who risked their own health when little was known about COVID. They have had to put up with so much and are paid so little.

Publications such as the New York Post and the Daily mail published reports on the United Airlines debacle, though the difference between Attaran’s scathing comments and the usual blunt that distinguishes Twitter is unclear.

Numerous tweets accused Attaran of cowardice over COVID, an interesting claim for anyone in light of the growing evidence of severe post-COVID hepatitis in children and post-COVID heart, brain and lung damage. in thousands of others.

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“Anyone infected with COVID is at higher risk for heart problems – including clots, inflammation and arrhythmias – a risk that persists even in relatively healthy people long after the disease has died,” reported the Johns Hopkins Journal of Public Health.

Attaran, meanwhile, was born in California and now has dual Canadian-American citizenship.

Whatever you think of him, he backs the truth in the ad: His Twitter bio reads, “Professor. Litigant. Scientific. Cyclist. Husband. Dad. Son. Shipwreck scammers, anti-vaxxers and science illiterates. Personal account (no @uOttawa)”

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