CDC, under fire for covid response, announces plans to revamp agency / WaPo

Outsider named to conduct one-month review with an eye toward modernizing

[Julie Gerberding pulled the same revamp BS about 15 years ago and things only went downhill then.  Is this Walensky’s last gasp to save her job or just another way to spend gobs of money and keep everyone confused for awhile?–Nass].

Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, emailed staff April 4 about her plan to revamp the public health agency. (Shawn Thew/Pool/EPA-EFE)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky announced plans Monday to revamp the agency that has come under blistering criticism for its performance leading the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic, saying, “it is time to step back and strategically position CDC to support the future of public health.”

In an agencywide email sent shortly after 1 p.m., Walensky said she has hired a senior federal health official outside of the Atlanta-based agency to conduct a one-month review to “kick off an evaluation of CDC’s structure, systems, and processes.”

“Over the past year, I have heard from many of you that you would like to see CDC build on its rich history and modernize for the world around us,” she wrote in the email. “I am grateful for your efforts to lean into the hard work of transforming CDC for the better. I look forward to our collective efforts to position CDC, and the public health community, for greatest success in the future.”

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Paul Ashley
Paul Ashley
7 months ago

“it is time to step back and strategically position CDC to support the future of public health.”

I don’t doubt that she sees “the future of public health” through the lens of The Great Reset, and that the positioning she and others intend is a consolidation of the powers they’ve accumulated to support that hoped-for future in which they are the wealthy overlords.

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