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Confusion, chaos and complacency:
Internal emails reveal how the CDC
bungled initial response to coronavirus
and pleaded 'help needed urgently'

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Posted By: Ribicon, 3/26/2020 10:22:01 PM

On Feb. 13, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out an email with what the author described as an 'URGENT' call for help. The agency was struggling with one of its most important duties: keeping track of Americans suspected of having the novel coronavirus. It had 'an ongoing issue' with organizing—and sometimes flat-out losing—forms sent by local agencies about people thought to be infected. The email listed job postings for people who could track or retrieve this paperwork.(Snip) The documents—mostly emails—provide a behind-the-scenes peek into the messy early stages of the U.S. response

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CDC can't meet its basic function of tracking the spread of disease and communicating the risks, focusing instead on promoting gun control, studying the sex habits of homosexuals, the health effects of global warming, structural injustices of minorities living on the bad part of town, and who knows what else. Then they blame the president for their failings, claiming to be overworked and underpaid (aren't they all, despite making salaries grossly exceeding those in the private sector?). May as well fire the lot of them.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 3/26/2020 10:26:22 PM (No. 359295)
Your feddrill goobermint at its best.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles 3/26/2020 10:31:24 PM (No. 359298)
Have to wonder how many Obamabots are still there. The CDC is one of the agencies Obama weaponized against us. This is what happens when an evil incompetent in the WH is allowed to derail a vital agency like the CDC.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rama41 3/26/2020 10:37:13 PM (No. 359304)
With the president's numbers up, the left-wing press doubles down on its efforts to undermine him.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: hotcorner 3/26/2020 11:05:34 PM (No. 359316)
Be skeptical of anything written by "staff."
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2 3/27/2020 1:02:50 AM (No. 359362)
Confusion, chaos and complacency: The predicted outcome after 8 years of Barry and his installation of inept employees to transform another agency of the goobermint.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bur Oak 3/27/2020 7:20:24 AM (No. 359464)
Thumbs up for the original poster's comment.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Winstonian 3/27/2020 9:35:35 AM (No. 359585)
From the CDC website: Mission CDC works 24/7 to protect America from health, safety and security threats, both foreign and in the U.S. Whether diseases start at home or abroad, are chronic or acute, curable or preventable, human error or deliberate attack, CDC fights disease and supports communities and citizens to do the same. CDC increases the health security of our nation. As the nation’s health protection agency, CDC saves lives and protects people from health threats. To accomplish our mission, CDC conducts critical science and provides health information that protects our nation against expensive and dangerous health threats, and responds when these arise. CDC in the 21st Century * On the cutting edge of health security – confronting global disease threats through advanced computing and lab analysis of huge amounts of data to quickly find solutions. * Putting science into action – tracking disease and finding out what is making people sick and the most effective ways to prevent it. * Helping medical care – bringing new knowledge to individual health care and community health to save more lives and reduce waste. * Fighting diseases before they reach our borders – detecting and confronting new germs and diseases around the globe to increase our national security. * Nurturing public health – building on our significant contribution to have strong, well-resourced public health leaders and capabilities at national, state
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DCGIRL 3/27/2020 9:53:14 AM (No. 359604)
#2, you would be shocked if you knew how many were Obama hold overs. These people need to be replaced and let's start with anyone that received their Senior Executive Service (SES) appointment during the Obama years. These people work at the pleasure of the president and they do his dirty work. Many of them still there and EVERYWHERE within the government. President Trump needs to get a handle on this and get rid of these clowns NOW.
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