“… But through it all, as the long months became a year, Walensky had been out front, Stephenson says, sticking to the science and telling the truth.
And from the moment Walensky stepped up to lead the CDC, she has promised to keep telling the truth. Even when it’s bad news…”
“Now 51 years old, Walensky has long been a doctor on a mission — first, to fight AIDS around the world, and now, to shore up the CDC and get the United States through the pandemic. Beyond unmuzzling her agency’s staff, she vows to tackle many other challenges, pushing particularly hard on the vaccine rollout and rebuilding the public health system…” Read the full article here.
Source: Biden’s Straight-Talking CDC Director Has Long Used Data To Save Lives – By Carey Goldberg, February 24, 2021. NPR.