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Research!America hosted an alliance member call for members and partners on April 13, 2020 with Dr. Robert Redfield, Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dr. Redfield opened with an overview of the COVID-19 pandemic and the CDC’s response. He stressed that COVID-19 is the greatest public health challenge the United States has faced in over a century and highlighted the CDC’s deployment of personnel, development and expansion of serology testing, and distribution of funding to state, local, and tribal public health departments. He also emphasized that our nation should use this time to expand the existing public health infrastructure in order to be better prepared for future...
Reblogged from The CPH Foundation In honor of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’€™s new 2013 Operating Plan , The CPH Foundation is proposing this new ’€œIn the RED’€ Logo for the CDC! What a striking change from blue! Sure – it stinks to be stuck in line at the airport because sequestration caused some flight delays (and thank you Congress for your rapid and bipartisan efforts to reverse those embarrassing news stories!) but wow – imagine the implications from cuts to nearly every disease control and prevention program at the CDC (or don’€™t, if you like your sleep)!! Unfortunately you won’€™t hear much about CDC cuts. Unlike TV and Radio interviews of angry airline...

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The Honorable John E. Porter