Katelyn Burns is the Federal Policy Reporter for Rewire.News. Prior to joining the team, she was a freelance journalist covering breaking transgender news for them.us as well as bylines for The Washington Post, VICE, The Establishment, Allure, and many others. Previously she was a reporting fellow for Everyday Feminism, writing a series on toxic call out culture in online activist spaces in addition to a series on the trials and tribulations faced by trans people in accessing employment. Katelyn is a parent and is based in DC.
ProPublica’s health reporter Caroline Chen explains what the conversation around asymptomatic coronavirus carriers is missing, and what we need to understand if we’re going to beat this nefarious virus together.
When the smoke clears, let’s hope the scales fall from the eyes of their supporters and the only recently growing phenomenon of rightwing, anti-science populism is consigned to the dustbin of history, where it belongs.