U.S. government regulators will investigate Trump administration’s intervention in public health agencies
U.S. government regulators will investigate Trump administration’s intervention in public health agencies On October 19, local time, according to local media reports in United States
After the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Food and Drug Administration
(FDA) responded to the new crown epidemic, numerous reports that suspected political intervention
The Bureau stated that it has accepted the proposals of Democratic Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Patty Murray of Washington State and Gary Peters of Michigan to review the scientific integrity and integrity of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration.
Whether the communication policies have been interfered
and “whether these policies are implemented in accordance with the intention of ensuring the scientific integrity of the entire organization.”
The independence of the CDC and FDA as scientific institutions is critical to protecting public health and saving lives.
“These institutions must be able to develop, review, and disseminate public health data, guidelines, and other
information based on scientific, factual, and medical principles, not the political
demands and sentiments of the president and his advisers,” Democratic senators said in the proposal.
According to local media reports, U.S. political officials have pressured institutional scientists to modify, delete, or delay key CDC recommendations, and intervened
in the publication of institutional research reports, which are
believed to have undermined President
Trump’s report on the epidemic.
The argument under control. At the same time, the government is also trying to prevent the
FDA from issuing stricter guidance to manufacturers of potential new coronavirus vaccines.
In a statement issued by several proposed senators, it said:
“The decision of the U.S. Government Accountability Office to conduct an independent
review is to ensure that the guidance
provided by federal agencies is based on science and
facts and not on the Trump administration’s political agenda. Or the president’s whims and whims.”
The US Government Accountability
Office said that the investigation is
expected to last about three months.