CDC Climate Change Epidemiologist Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the CDC

Is there top-down control over health and safety that is not evidence-based, but politically-based?  CDC epidemiologist George Luber claims that he has been gagged and silenced as his programs have been shunted aside by the Trump administration.  These included simply studying areas of North Carolina which may be subject to flooding and disease and warning camp counselors of the danges of ticsk.  The programs were approved by Congress and Luber alleged that have now been pushed aside.  An anonymous official is quoted as follows:

“Anything to do with the ACA [Affordable Care Act], abortion, effects of climate change on health, are tightly controlled by the administration’s political appointees,” the official said in the 2018 survey. “Other topics, though, are generally left alone.”

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