Listen to the experts - don't target them with hate

Public health experts, especially women, have become prey for online trolls, writes Prof Luke O'Neill

Dr. Tony Fauci. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo

Prof Luke O'Neill

We're now almost seven months into the Covid-19 crisis. And time keeps dragging on. Early on, the world turned to experts to explain what was going on. Politicians brought them in to advise on what to do. Terms like 'epidemiology', 'R number' and 'cytokine' now trip off many people's tongues. And everybody now knows the name of an immunologist: Tony Fauci.