CDC Director Rips Pandemic Response

Dr. Rochelle Walensky calls for structural overhaul

(Atlanta, GA) — The CDC is admitting it failed in its response to COVID-19. CDC Director Rochelle Walensky slammed her agency’s public guidance during the pandemic, calling it “confusing and overwhelming,” while calling for an overhaul. She met with her senior staff to plan out a reorganization of the CDC’s structure, with public health and containing outbreaks top of mind.

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, Director, CDC