Scientists Fear The Trump Administration Is Putting Politics Before Public Health

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Consider This : Scientists Fear The Trump Administration Is Putting Politics Before Public Health Image

Scientists Fear The Trump Administration Is Putting Politics Before Public Health

From therapeutics to testing to vaccine development, public health experts are increasingly worried the Trump administration is letting politics guide public health decisions.

NPR’s Richard Harris reports on a quiet change to testing guidelines made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week.

NPR’s Joe Palca explains what protections exist to insulate the vaccine development process from political influence.

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