A path to fewer pathogens: CDC reorganization needed

The headquarters for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is in Atlanta. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images/Tribune News Service

This editorial appeared in the New York Daily News on Aug. 22:

NEW YORK (Tribune News Service) — There’s an internet meme about simple tasks that have been bungled, such as misapplied street markings or a misspelled sign, with the snarky superimposed text:

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HotelMike

Just like the FBI, the CDC needs to get the politics out of their organization. Until they can do that, no amount of deck chair rearranging will make any difference.

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