Friday, September 25, 2020

Tag: CDC

CDC tells state governors to prepare for Covid vaccine before November...

“Public health officials worry that the Trump administration is looking to roll out a vaccine prematurely, or at least to hype one, before the election as a way to score political points.“

‘Alarming’: Trump blocks CDC officials from testifying to education panel on...

The White House confirmed its decision to block the testimony of Redfield and other CDC officials, saying the director "has testified on the Hill at least four times over the last three months."

Trump accused of suppressing CDC warning that full school reopenings pose...

DeVos repeatedly refused to say whether schools should follow the CDC's reopening guidelines and claimed "there's nothing in the data that suggests that kids being in school is in any way dangerous."

Coronavirus pandemic in US fueled by stunted CDC budget & lack...

We are joined by two epidemiologists to examine the response so far around the world and in the United States.

House Democrats allocate $50 million to study gun violence

While funding for this type of study hasn't been allocated in more than two decades, gun violence prevention organizations and doctors' groups have sought this money to address gun violence.

Former CDC Director arrested on sex abuse charges

Although Frieden and the victim have reportedly known each other for more than 20 years, they were not believed to have had an intimate relationship.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, July 4, 2018

New ICE policy gives immigrant families a cruel choice, two more government agencies ax climate change from their websites, a majority of Americans want Citizens United overturned, and more.

CDC Director resigns amid controversy over tobacco stocks

“You don’t buy tobacco stocks when you are the head of the CDC. It’s ridiculous; it gives a terrible appearance.”

CDC “banned words” projected onto the Trump Hotel

“You cannot erase us.”

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We’ve got our own reasons to elect Biden — and he isn’t one of...

With so much at stake Autumn 2020 is a time when people have the decisive opportunity to prevent the consolidation of illegitimate power by an authoritarian regime.

Officer in Breonna Taylor shooting indicted for firing into neighbors’ homes

“With all we know about Breonna Taylor’s killing, how could a fair and just system result in today’s decision?”

2020’s first presidential debate does not have climate as discussion topic

“It is critical that every debate includes questions that ask the candidates what they would do to address climate change and environmental injustice.”
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6 crucial races that will flip the Senate

Every school board member, state representative, and congressperson you elect can be pushed to enact policies that benefit the people, not just corporate donors.