Despair at CDC after Trump influence: ‘I have never seen morale this low’ (The Hill)

The Hill: Despair at CDC after Trump influence: ‘I have never seen morale this low’. “The Trump administration’s bungled response to the coronavirus pandemic and its subsequent efforts to meddle with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are taking a substantial toll on the nation’s foremost public health institution. In interviews with half a dozen current and former CDC officials, they described a workforce that has seen its expertise questioned, its findings overturned for political purposes and its effectiveness in combating the pandemic undermined by partisan actors in Washington.”

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