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Political Rewind: The Politicization Of Public Health
Friday on Political Rewind: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been the gold standard of global public health organizations for many decades. But recent efforts to marginalize and undermine such trusted public health agencies — including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) — are complicating the COVID-19 response.
How does this affect Americans' perceptions and the country's ability to combat coronavirus, particularly when a vaccine does become available? We discuss the politicization of a pandemic.
Dr. James Curran – Dean of the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University
Dr. Keren Landman – Physician, Epidemiologist and Public Health Journalist
Jim Galloway – Lead Political Writer, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution