Pandemic spreads across South, Midwest as CDC succumbs to Trump’s political pressure


Indeed … I’m in Flori-duh!! … “The coronavirus pandemic continues its deadly march through rural counties and small towns across the country, led by flare ups in Southern and Midwestern states that are becoming new epicenters of the outbreak.”

The Secular Jurist

By Robert A. Vella

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic is now picking up steam in Southern and Midwestern states controlled by Republicans despite their attempts to conceal the scale of the contagion.  Here’s a graph showing two states from each of those regions:

Formed in 1946 during the Truman administration, the nearly 74 year-old Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been at the forefront of America’s effort to combat and eradicate deadly infectious diseases around the world.  Aside from a few early exceptions (e.g. the despicable Tuskegee syphilis experiment 1932-1972), the CDC has a very long list of public health accomplishments particularly regarding its collaborative work with the World Health Organization since 1956.  Especially over the last three decades, the CDC has built a renowned global reputation for excellence in medical science… until, that is, two big societal earthquakes began fracturing its once-solid foundation.

The first quake hit…

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I'm originally from Puerto Rico. I was born in Santurce and raised in Rio Piedras. Have lived in Florida since 1999. I have a doctorate degree in Medicine; completed in 1976. My Internal Medicine specialty was completed in 1979. Worked for Puerto Rico's health system until 1985. At this time, I'm happily retired after working for the federal government for almost 28yrs. I want to offer any knowledge that I have to anyone "out there" who is interested. My views are liberal in almost every sense. My knowledge is "eclectic" - a bit of everything. Music and reading are my passion. Blogging has also become a very interesting endeavor. Metaphysical topics attract me. I'm interested in news reporting human issues like injustice, discrimination and abuse - the "wrongly" affected. My intention is to bring this knowledge to an understandable level and to help anyone in need. I'm open to questions and will answer them to the best of my ability. Currently working on an enterprise whose main mission will be to bring peoples of all walks of life together. To be one .... since we ALL are ONE!! The future looks bright and promising!!!

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