🚨 Late last month, Dr. Bill Foege — public health titan, former CDC director, presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, man most responsible for eradicating smallpox — sent the current CDC director an extraordinary letter in private.
Bill Foege: “CDC's Redfield should expose Trump COVID failures, leave post.” Bill is one of the finest men I have met ever. He is a hero above any in public health. Please read this and understand why the US, and CDC, have failed under Trumps toxicity.
Former CDC Director Bill Foege — "the Babe Ruth of public health," per — privately urges sitting director Bob Redfield to fix what he allowed the White House to break — the reputation & standing of the public health agency.
Former CDC director to current : "Apologize for what has happened and your role in acquiescing. Don’t shy away from the fact this has been an unacceptable toll on our country. It is a slaughter and not just a political dispute.”
Bill Foege, a giant in epidemiology who helped lead the effort to eradicate smallpox, wrote a private letter to Redfield calling on him to expose Trump's mishandling of Covid -- even if it means getting fired. Good scoop from
An extraordinary testimony by Dr.Bill Foege — former CDC director, smallpox warrior, son and nephew of ministers, secular saint of public health — beseeching the current CDC director to expose White House interference.
William Foeg, ex-diretor de mais prestígio do CDC que ajudou a extinguir a varíola, mandou uma carta pro atual diretor do CDC sugerindo que ele se demita e registre a matança que tem sido a gestão de COVID atual por conta da interferência da Casa Branca.
"This will go down as a colossal failure of the public health system of this country,” writes former CDC Dir Dr. Bill Foege, in a letter to CDC Director Redfield. Foege asks Redfield to expose the Trump Admin's political interference, and to resign
Renowned epidemiologist who led the eradication of smallpox has called on the embattled, current CDC leader: "Don’t shy away from the fact this has been an unacceptable toll on our country. It is a slaughter and not just a political dispute."
What you miss in the news cycle. This private letter from CDC director 77-83 (Carter/Reagan) is extraordinary.* piece here: actual letter here
'It is a slaughter': Public health champion asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
Wow! “Foege, who has not...been a vocal critic of the [CDC’s] handling of [COVID-19], called on Redfield to openly address the White House’s meddling in [CDC’s] efforts to manage the COVID-19 crisis & then accept the political sacrifice that would follow.”
Wow wow wow. Dr. William Foege, former CDC director who led eradication of smallpox, told Redfield to expose administration's COVID failures and orchestrate his own firing.
At this point, hard to surprise me, but this letter is a stunner #COVID19 'It is a slaughter': Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
From one of the worlds’ greatest living heroes, the man who did most to extinguish smallpox: 'It is a slaughter': Public health champion asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
"former director of the CDC & public health titan who led the eradication of smallpox asked the embattled, current CDC leader to expose the failed US response to the new coronavirus, calling on him to orchestrate his own firing to protest WH interference"
The 'Babe Ruth of public health' writes letter to CDC director, says take a stand, get fired. “You could upfront, acknowledge the tragedy of responding poorly, apologize for what has happened and your role in acquiescing,” Foege wrote to Redfield.
I know the news right now is like drinking water from the fire hydrant, but don't let this article get lost in the deluge
“It is a slaughter”: Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
"The biggest challenge in a century and we let the country down," Foege wrote to Redfield. "The public health texts of the future will use this as a lesson on how not to handle an infectious disease pandemic.” USA Today.
Bill Foege, who led the global effort to eradicate smallpox and was a chief, is calling for the current CDC head to step down and condemn America’s #covid19 “slaughter”
“It is a slaughter”: Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via . Bill Foege is an American hero. He is a Presidential Medal of Freedom awardee and a public health icon.
'It is a slaughter': Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
“Don’t shy away from the fact this has been an unacceptable toll on our country. It is a slaughter and not just a political dispute.”
'It is a slaughter': #InfectiousDisease icon Dr Bill Foege asks to expose #WhiteHouse, orchestrate his own firing in the wake of the #COVID19 #epidemic debacle. via
As former head of CDC, Dr Foege, wrote recently to the current head of the CDC: “Don’t shy away from the fact this has been an unacceptable toll on our country. It is a slaughter and not just a political dispute.” fin/
“This will go down as a colossal failure of the #publichealth system of this country.The biggest challenge in a century and we let the country down.The public health texts of the future will use this as a lesson on how not to handle a pandemic.” B.Foege
“It is a slaughter”: Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
'It is a slaughter': Infectious disease icon asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing #COVID19 via
'It is a slaughter': Public health champion asks CDC director to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via
'It is a slaughter': Infectious disease icon & former Director #BillFoege asks to expose White House, orchestrate his own firing via &