Most of the speakers are not infectious disease experts and are advocating for treatments that are not supported by research.
Morgan was appointed by Mayor Dave Bronson and has been serving as health director since July.
Assembly members asked Morgan about social media posts and other online comments he’d made suggesting COVID-19 is a hoax and denying the efficacy of masks.
Both Gov. Dunleavy and Anchorage Mayor Dave Bronson are declining to use the types of mandates, restrictions and testing requirements the city and state used to try to minimize the spread of the virus the last time case counts were this high.