The CDC's Role in the Pandemic Response

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In previous pandemics like Ebola and SARS, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was the main American federal agency leading the response to the crisis. However, during this year’s COVID-19 pandemic, the agency has been somewhat sidelined.

Courtney Bublé writes the Coronavirus Roundup at GovExec.com and she joined the program to discuss the role of the CDC during the crisis against previous pandemics.

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