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White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info
NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic...
https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-virus-outbreak-pandemics-public-health-new-york-e321f4c9098b4db4dd6b1eda76a5179e
Professor Adrian Esterman FACE @profesterman - Fri Oct 16
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Carl T. Bergstrom @CT_Bergstrom - Fri Oct 16
"The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency....tasked with keeping an eye on Dr. Robert Redfield, the agency director, as well as scientists" apnews.com/article/electi… pic.twitter.com/eWLxOXf1a1
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Tom Namako @TomNamako - Fri Oct 16
“(AP) — The Trump White House has installed two political operatives at the nation’s top public health agency to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus pandemic as the administration seeks to paint a positive outlook.” apnews.com/article/electi…
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Gregory Koblentz @gregkoblentz - Fri Oct 16
More political interference with the @CDCgov White House puts ‘politicals’ at CDC to try to control info apnews.com/article/electi…
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Seth Abramson @SethAbramson - Fri Oct 16
BREAKING NEWS: Trump Sent Political Operatives to Infiltrate the CDC and Block the Flow of Emergency Public Health Information to U.S. Voters; the Number of Men, Women, and Children Killed By COVID-19 Due to This White House Plot Remains Unknown apnews.com/article/electi…
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The Associated Press @AP - Fri Oct 16
The White House has installed political appointees at the CDC to try to control the information it releases about the coronavirus, officials told AP. The administration seeks to paint a positive outlook, sometimes at odds with the scientific evidence. apne.ws/1Up942m
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Amesh Adalja @AmeshAA - Fri Oct 16
“They have instead been tasked with keeping an eye on Dr. Robert Redfield, the agency director, as well as scientists” — when this type of meddling and interference occurs it’s not a surprise what the result will be apnews.com/article/electi…
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Eric Feigl-Ding @DrEricDing - Fri Oct 16
BREAKING—Trump WH had installed 2 political operatives at CDC to control #COVID19 information, sometimes at odds with scientific evidence. The 2 appointees, w/ no public health background, tasked w/ “keeping eye” on Dr Redfield & scientists. Dystopian. 🧵 apnews.com/article/electi… pic.twitter.com/KXGA3TURCd
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