Dr. Céline Gounder

infectious disease specialist and epidemiologist and editor at large for Public Health at Kaiser Health News

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How will the CDC change to prevent future public health crises? And how is the U.S. addressing monkeypox outbreaks and vaccine availability?

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How will the CDC change to prevent future public health crises? And how is the U.S. addressing monkeypox outbreaks and vaccine availability?

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On Monday night, President Trump downplayed the severity of COVID-19, even as the death toll in the U.S. surpassed 210,000.

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