“This group, whose work hasn’t been previously reported, has acted as the go-between for pharmaceutical companies looking for a reputable link to Trump administration decision makers. They are working remotely as an ad hoc review board for the flood of research on the coronavirus, weeding out flawed studies before they reach policy makers.” The Secret Group of Scientists and Billionaires Pushing a Manhattan Project for Covid-19. “They are working to cull the world’s most promising research on the pandemic, passing on their findings to policy makers and the White House.”

+ There’s no saying what happens to the information once it gets into the White House. WaPo: President’s intelligence briefing book repeatedly cited virus threat.