CDC Director Says She’s ‘Really Struggling With How to Communicate’ About COVID-19

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Rochelle Walensky, acknowledged Thursday that she is struggling to communicate with Americans about the COVID-19 pandemic. “I am really struggling with how to communicate to people who are worried about politics, and I just want them to continue to be at their family’s dinner table,” Walensky said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. The director, who was named to her post in January, has received criticism from the public and experts alike over the agency’s shifting guidance on masks. Several weeks ago, the CDC reversed a previous recommendation and said that all people—regardless of whether they’re vaccinated or not—wear masks indoors in high-transmission areas, while saying that all children should wear masks upon returning to school. In May, the agency eased mask guidelines and said vaccinated people don’t necessarily have to wear masks while in public. …Read More

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