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

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 “traditionalRead More

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