Forbes September 2, 2022
Rita Numerof

No matter your political persuasion, critiquing the administration, any administration, has become something of a blood sport, but credit should be given where credit is due. The world watched when Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director, Rochelle Walensky took to the microphones last month to provide a mea culpa about how her agency mismanaged the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s very rare that a government body faces the public and admits error. But in one of the more refreshing takes from a public official we’ve heard in recent memory, Walensky said in a statement, “For 75 years, CDC and public health have been preparing for COVID-19, and in our big moment, our performance did not reliably meet expectations. My goal...

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