Anne Chuchat, Number 2 Officer of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. in an interview on Friday that The US health care system has been “overwhelmed” by “sophisticated system-wide attacks” and is not ready for another pandemic.
What she said: Schuchat, deputy director of the US CDC, said the US response “Not a good result.” “But tomorrow another threat. We are not where we want to be. We are still fighting this.”
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“And we still have a lot of work to do to better prepare for the next story. But I think the political will that may have been missed earlier.”
“I think a serious number of deaths is coming. But we have seen such changes in different countries. and in the community̵7;s ability to cope,” said Chuchat, who is retiring this summer after 33 years at the CDC.
She acknowledged “a lot of great work” in communities across the US and said she was encouraged by the country’s commitment to do better.
“We have a lot of work to do in terms of manpower, data, labs. community access Our healthcare system is dominated in many places. Supply chains are highly interdependent on a global scale.”
Although she declined to answer questions about the political pressure under former President Trump. She emphasized that “I want every question to be answered … so that we can do better next time and prevent us from doing it.”
She said she supported an investigation into the origin of the virus.
The big picture: Scientists predict that infectious disease outbreaks will become more frequent, writes Alison Snyder of Axios of Axios, the COVID-19 pandemic, showing the enormous cost of being unprepared.
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