Deirdre Imus has written an insightful piece on The Huffington Post about the turmoil within the once prestigious Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta. Like FEMA ("Great job, Brownie!"), FDA and other US institutions, CDC seems to have become under unusual fire (self-inflicted?) over the last seven years. Here's a taste of Deirdre's Post.
Over the past four years headlines frequently chronicle a disturbing litany of allegations charging top CDC officials with wasting money on questionable research priorities, public relations stunts, distorting or ignoring health concerns raised by their own scientists, and retaliation against those who object to the censorship of scientific findings.
The past three years have been particularly unpleasant for CDC Director, Dr. Julie Gerberding, but apparently not as bad as she and her managers are making it for many CDC scientists.
Click HERE to read the full post at Huffington Post. Don't forget to comment over there!