The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is shown Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Atlanta.
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An email obtained by Politico shows a Trump political appointee accusing career scientists at the CDC of undermining the president’s messaging on COVID-19.
“CDC to me appears to be writing hit pieces on the administration,” Dr. Paul Alexander, a scientific advisor to agency spokesperson Michael Caputo, wrote in the Aug. 8 email.
Caputo and Alexander appear to have successfully delayed publication of a CDC report that recommended against using hydroxychloroquine, a malaria drug falsely touted by President Trump as a potential cure for COVID-19, Politico reported.
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