Sidelining the CDC Means Sidelining Science

The undercutting of the CDC puts American lives in danger

Alexandra Sifferlin
Medium Coronavirus Blog
3 min readJul 16, 2020

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The world is in the midst of the worst pandemic in more than 100 years, with the most dramatic and damaging spread in the United States. And rather than leaning on the knowledge and experience of people who have dedicated their careers to pandemic response, the White House is seeking to create…

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Alexandra Sifferlin
Medium Coronavirus Blog

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that