• Walensky criticizes COVID-19 response, announces plan to transform CDC

    1 month ago - By Healio

    In an email to staff, CDC Director Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH, was critical of the agency's response to the COVID-19 pandemic and announced internal changes aimed at improving how it operates.
    “Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, scientific challenges and the lack of regular, clear communications and consistent methods for sharing information impacted our ability to consistently meet the evolving public health threat,” Walensky said in an email to CDC staff Wednesday morning.
    In a statement, the CDC said a review initiated earlier this year found that “traditional
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  • CDC Leadership Seeks to Reform and Modernize Agency

    CDC Leadership Seeks to Reform and Modernize Agency

    1 month ago - By Medscape

    The goal is to create a new "public health action-oriented culture" at the agency, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said. Some actions may require that Congress provide the CDC with new authority.
    Medscape Medical News
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