“White House officials are considering launching an in-depth evaluation of the Centers for Disease Control, taking fresh aim at an agency that many aides view as a weak link in the nation’s pandemic response effort, POLITICO’s Nancy Cook and Adam Cancryn report.”
“The audit would likely highlight key missteps like its failure to deploy working test kits, and also attempt to reassess the nation’s Covid-19 death toll by counting only those Americans who died directly from the disease. Some White House officials suspect the overall figures are inflated because they include those who had coronavirus but could have died from other causes…” Read the full article here.
Source: White House weighs CDC overhaul – By Adam Cancryn and Dan Diamond, June 23, 2020. POLITICO.