STAT Examines Health-, Science-Related Policies Under Obama, Trump

STAT: Obama vs. Trump: Early report card on how health and science are changing
“…Three months ago, STAT looked at five key [health- and science-related] areas and assessed whether Trump was likely to diverge from Obama — or not. Now we’re revisiting those issues, focusing on the new president’s record so far. … In his first 70 days, Trump hasn’t yet faced an outbreak on the scale of the Ebola and Zika crises that tested Obama — though an avian flu strain has been wreaking havoc in China. But public health officials remain wary, after Trump showed a predilection for health conspiracies and fear-mongering while he was a private citizen. And, once again, Trump’s spending plans signal a major shift from the Obama years…” (Scott, 4/4).

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