Former CDC Director, Senate Majority Leader Note Pending Cuts to CDC

This week, former CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden and former Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist penned an opinion editorial in The Hill detailing potential outcomes of cuts to the budget of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Frieden and Frist indicate proposed budgets from the Trump Administration and U.S. Congress stand to endanger American lives, weaken public health capacity, and result in increased illness and disease, among other outcomes. The full editorial article is available here.