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New CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald Speaks With WSJ Regarding Agency’s Priorities

Wall Street Journal: New CDC Chief Lays Out Priorities as Agency Faces Cuts
“The new director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said she will prioritize a wide range of public health issues, from fighting infectious disease to strengthening early-childhood development, as the federal agency faces potentially substantial budget cuts. In an interview at the end of her first week on the job, Brenda Fitzgerald said she would make a strong case for public health spending should the agency fall on tough times…” (McKay, 7/16).

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