CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald Resigns Over Financial Conflicts Of Interest

POLITICO: CDC director who traded tobacco stock resigns
“Trump’s top public health official resigned from her post Wednesday after mounting questions about financial conflicts of interest, HHS announced. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald’s resignation comes one day after POLITICO reported she bought shares in a tobacco company — the leading cause of preventable disease and death and an issue she had long championed — one month into her tenure as CDC director…” (Ehley, 1/31).

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