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Dr. Susan Hassig: CDC and public health were preparing for COVID-19, and our performance did not meet expectations

August 19, 2022

The CDC announced that it will be undergoing a major overhaul as a direct result of its slow response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Susan Hassig, associate professor and director of epidemiology at Tulane University, shares her thoughts on the shortcomings of the CDC’s response to the pandemic and what she thinks they can do better once restructured.