Federal records show OSHA worked for six years to create new rules to prepare for an airborne infectious disease pandemic. The Obama White House formally added it to a list of regulations to be implemented in 2017. Then President Trump took office.
Federal records show OSHA worked for six years to create new rules to prepare for an airborne infectious disease pandemic. The Obama White House formally added it to a list of regulations to be implemented in 2017. Then President Trump took office.
Federal records show OSHA worked for six years to create new rules to prepare for an airborne infectious disease pandemic. The Obama White House formally added it to a list of regulations to be implemented in 2017. Then President Trump took office.
When Trump took office, his team stopped work on new federal regulations that would have forced the health care industry to prepare for an airborne infectious disease pandemic such as COVID-19. That decision is documented in federal records NPR reviewed.
Trump Team Killed Rule Designed To Protect Health Workers From Pandemic Like COVID-19
ICYMI: Federal records show OSHA worked for 6 years to create new rules to prepare for an airborne infectious disease pandemic. The Obama White House formally added it to a list of regulations to be implemented in 2017. Then, President Trump took office.
"If that rule had gone into effect, then every hospital, every nursing home would essentially have to have a plan," said David Michaels, former Occupational Safety and Health Administration chief.
It doesn't get much more infuriating than this. Good government goes through a six year step by step process to create a regulation. Reg gets cut by a Republican in a massive "red tape" purge. Two years later tens of thousands are dead as a result
Trump Team Killed Rule Designed To Protect Health Workers From Pandemic Like COVID-19
When Trump took office in 2017, one of the first things his team did was to stop work on new federal regulations that would have forced the health care industry to prepare for an airborne infectious disease pandemic such as COVID-19.
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