The Department of Health and Human Services' top spokesman is taking a two-month leave of absence from his post. CNN reports the move comes a day after Michael Caputo apologized for the conspiracy-laden diatribe he made against government scientists. In it, he accused them of 'sedition' and working...
CNN reports Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs Michael Caputo was fond of sending nasty emails to employees. A close ally of President Donald Trump, Caputo repeatedly sent complaints about how the CDC was handling a media request to the agency's director. According to emails shared with CNN, it was in an apparent attempt to intimidate an agency communications official.
[NFA] Michael Caputo, the top communications official at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), will take a two-month-long leave of absence, the agency said on Wednesday, after a social media tirade drew widespread attention. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says people should get tested if they've been exposed to COVID-19, even if they have no symptoms. Which reverses guidance posted last month, at odds with the agency's scientists, according to the New York Times. Caroline Malone reports.
Deaths from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 in America skyrocketed over the course of 2020. However, the US Department of Health and Human Services routinely tried to muzzle what information health officials released to the public. Gizmodo reports HHS staffers made repeated attempts to water down the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gave cruise lines a thumbs up for restarting US operations Friday. As per the CDC's newest statement, cruise lines will be able to sail again on November 1st. The allowance of cruises hinges on the ships meeting a strict set of rules provided by the CDC. The cruise line must meet all of the standards before passengers will be allowed aboard. Originally, the CDC planned to halt cruise activity until February of 2021 but the White House overruled it,.
Michael Caputo is taking a leave of absence from his post as assistant secretary for public affairs in the federal health department after spewing conspiracy theories about COVID-19 in a Facebook live..
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