Tag: health threats


CDC, amid criticism for COVID-19 response, plans reorganization as public health threats grow

August 18, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is planning to reorganize the agency amid rising criticism of the its response to the coronavirus pandemic, rising monkeypox cases and other public health crises. The shakeup includes the […]


CDC director orders reorganization, saying COVID-19 response ‘did not reliably meet expectations’

August 17, 2022

Via: Fox News

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced a “reset” that will focus on making the organization quicker at responding to new health threats amid criticism of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The […]


As the coronavirus spreads, Americans lose ground against other health threats

February 26, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Antibiotics revolutionized the care of infections. Vaccines turned deadly childhood diseases into distant memories. Americans lived longer, healthier lives than their parents. Yet today, some of the greatest success stories in public health are unraveling. Even as the world struggles […]