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CDC Finally Admits Its COVID Policies Failed

Suzanne Burdick from Children’s Health Defense reports:

"The Centers for Disease Control Wednesday announced a “drastic” overhaul of the agency after admitting to failures in its management of the COVID-19 pandemic. But some critics said the plan isn’t adequate and suggested replacing the agency with a public health model that operates independently from Big Pharma… The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Wednesday announced a “drastic” overhaul of the agency aimed at modernizing it and rescuing its reputation after widespread criticism of its COVID-19 response and, more recently, the monkeypox outbreak.

‘For 75 years, CDC and public health have been preparing for COVID-19, and in our big moment, our performance did not reliably meet expectations,’ CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said in an email to the agency’s 11,000-person staff…

The CDC in a statement said it has never in its 75-year history ‘had to make decisions so quickly, based on limited and evolving science,’ and that the agency’s traditional scientific and communication processes were ‘not adequate to effectively respond to a crisis the size and scope of the COVID-19 pandemic.’"

Learn more: CDC Admits to Botched COVID Response, Announces Overhaul