The Trump administration was apparently fooled into thinking that doctors in America actually support the concept of herd immunity this week, when they touted a “declaration” signed by numerous doctors about the merits of herd immunity. Upon scrutiny, it was revealed that many of the names on the document were actually fake, with names such as Dr. I.P Freely signing on. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins explains what happened.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced