Robert R. Redfield
Trump appointees sought to change reports "in a misguided effort to achieve herd immunity,” House investigators found.
Dr. Robert Redfield accepted a CDC advisory panel's endorsement that the Pfizer vaccine can be given to those 16 and older.
Dr. Charlotte Kent told congressional investigators she believes the deletion order came from CDC Director Robert Redfield.
The role is sure to be one of the most essential in Biden’s incoming administration as the coronavirus continues to spread.
This winter is “going to be the most difficult time in the public health history of this nation,” said Dr. Robert Redfield as the coronavirus spreads rapidly.
At least 8,800 unaccompanied children have been expelled since March.
Experts have long worried about the pandemic coinciding with flu season.
The order came after a top doctor refused to comply with a Trump administration directive.
The infectious disease expert also called Trump's new coronavirus adviser, Dr. Scott Atlas, an "outlier."
This expert tip could help you dodge potential COVID-19 particles from a sneeze or cough.
The Trump administration routinely dismisses experts’ assessment of the gravity of the pandemic and the measures needed to bring it under control.
"We have to literally beg people to wear a mask to save their own dumb ass from getting sick," Michael Steele said.
The president also said coronavirus cases in the U.S. would be "very low" by Election Day ― which is seven weeks away.
Robert Redfield speculated that masks may even be more effective than a COVID-19 vaccine, particularly for people who don't respond to a vaccine.
A coronavirus vaccine could be distributed as soon as late October or early November, according to guidance sent out to public health officials.
“I’m not asking some of America to do it — we’ve all got to do it,” Dr. Robert Redfield said of wearing masks, washing hands and social distancing.
"The virus is telling us what it can and will do if we don’t confront it properly," the infectious disease expert said.
"Ultimately, within a reasonable time, the plans allow for any American who needs the vaccine to get it," the nation's top infectious disease expert assured lawmakers.
“It's alarming the Trump administration is preventing the CDC from appearing when its expertise and guidance is so critical," said Democratic Rep. Bobby Scott.
The U.S. needs leadership during the coronavirus pandemic, but partisan players are "sowing confusion," the former public health officials wrote.