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Space Karen is the burn Elon Musk deserves after his COVID-19 tweets

 

Elon Musk would like to speak with the coronavirus test manager.

The SpaceX CEO delivered another problematic Twitter thread this weekend, this time with a series of uninformed statements about the accuracy of COVID-19 diagnostic tests. The billionaire questioned how it was possible that he had gotten two negative and two positive results from four rapid antigen tests.

Enter postdoctoral researcher Emma Bell who specializes in “bioinformatics,” which is basically analyzing biological data. Bell screen-shotted Musk’s tweet, explained why he was so misguided, and then casually dropped the devastating nickname of the year: Space Karen. Read more…

 

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