The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recently updated its guidance on responding to the new crown pneumonia epidemic, which is considered to narrow the scope of testing and has caused widespread controversy in the United States.
The US media clearly pointed out that the US CDC is obviously under pressure from the White House, and the White House intends to cover the epidemic. It is worth noting that Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on the 26th that he was undergoing surgery and did not participate in the review during the CDC’s discussion of the revised guidance recommendations.
Guidance suggests reducing testing, Fauci said he did not participate
This latest guidance suggests that the previous “all close contacts of people infected with the new coronavirus should be tested” has been changed to “close contacts of people infected with the new coronavirus, as long as they have no symptoms, they are not required to be tested.”
Regarding such a controversial guidance proposal, the U.S. Department of Health Assistant Secretary of Health and the head of White House’s new crown virus testing said on the 26th that the proposal was endorsed by the White House Coronavirus Response Working Group. When Qi also agreed with this guidance suggestion, Giroyle gave an affirmative answer.
However, Fauci said in an interview with CNN on the 26th that when the working group discussed this proposal on August 20, he was undergoing surgery and general anesthesia, so he did not participate in any relevant discussions or deliberations.
Fauci also stated that he is concerned about how people interpret this latest guidance proposal. He is worried that people will make a wrong judgment that the infection of asymptomatic infections is not worthy of high attention, but in fact, this is a situation that requires high attention.
US media: White House intends to cover up the epidemic
This new guidance proposal has been widely questioned by people in the American medical community. They believe that the new guidance proposal will not help control the severe epidemic in the United States, and require the US Department of Health and Human Services and the US Centers for Disease Control to disclose why they made such changes. Scientific basis.
CNN also reported that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has obviously been under pressure from the White House, and the White House intends to cover up the epidemic. California Governor Gavin Newsom said on the 26th that California will not implement this latest guidance and recommendations and that California will continue to increase population testing.