"There's a new special interest group in town: parents."
The lesson here: Public health messaging needs to be clear and specific. Oh, and federal bureaucracy sucks, as usual.
The GOP has understandably cast Anthony Fauci as a villain, but there are few plans to overhaul public health bureaucracies.
These Emails Show How the Biden Administration's Crusade Against 'Misinformation' Imposes Censorship by Proxy
Social media companies are eager to appease the government by suppressing disfavored speech.
Leana Wen Accused of 'Unsafe, Ableist, Fatphobic, and Unethical Practices' for Opposing COVID Mandates
The left-leaning commentator wants to get back to normal. So more than 600 experts want to censor her.
Dr. Walensky's proposed bureaucratic reshuffling is too timid.
New guidance from the Centers for Disease Control finally acknowledges that the pandemic is over for most people.
The CDC, which issued disastrous pain treatment advice in 2016, is still pushing a narrative contradicted by recent data.
"This research was a dangerous type of research that should have been reviewed," said Paul. "It wasn't."
NYC and San Francisco Prioritize 'First Doses First' for Monkeypox Vaccine. Why Won't the CDC Do the Same?
The CDC and FDA, when confronted with scarce vaccine supply, refuse to learn from their COVID-19 mistakes.
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For trips shorter than six days, vaccinated passengers will no longer need to obtain a negative test result before boarding.
The FDA has effectively thrown up its hands over its most important food-related role.
"Have we disproven the 'lab leak' theory? No, we have not."
The feds botch another epidemic.
Evidence from the past two years suggests they won't make a difference.
One vaccination requires 100 pages of government paperwork to be processed before treatment.
Foot-dragging and red tape by the CDC and the FDA have fueled an avoidable outbreak.
But it does so on the ground that the moratorium was never properly "authorized," not because a moratorium could never be a taking.
"Have sex with your clothes on" and "wash your fetish gear," offers the agency, which has in the past given us the brilliant advice to "cook your prosciutto" during times of salmonella spread.
The policy, which only applied to people entering the country by air, not by land, was always ill-conceived. Good riddance.
There is seldom any meaningful accountability for government incompetence.
The paper blames a "gun-buying spree" during the pandemic for the 2020 jump in murders.
The estimate implies an overall infection fatality rate of about 0.5 percent, although that number should be viewed with caution.
The president’s COVID-19 adviser embodies the arrogance of technocrats who are sure they know what’s best for us.
If the CDC's Mask Mandate Is 'Necessary for the Public Health,' Why Didn't the DOJ Seek a Stay To Restore It?
The Biden administration's main priority seems to be leaving the agency's authority vague enough to allow future interventions.
Some implications of the government's decision not to seek a stay of the district court ruling. Plus, the low quality of the trial judge's opinion doesn't necessarily mean there are no good arguments against the mandate's legality.
That's a fundamentally anti-democratic attitude.
The Stanford professor and Great Barrington Declaration coauthor stands up to COVID-19 autocrats and disastrous lockdowns by following the science.
The anti-lockdown Stanford public health professor on being attacked by Fauci, the loss of trust in medical experts, and how to save science going forward.
The DOJ Is Reluctant To Continue Defending the CDC's Mask Mandate Because It Worries It Will Lose Again
Clarifying the agency's authority could impede future power grabs.
The decision against the rule hinged on whether the agency had the power it asserted.
Though travel isn't completely back to normal, this change is an overdue acknowledgment that we can't always view COVID-19 transmission as catastrophic.
The decision holds that the CDC exceeded its legal authority. But it may be vulnerable to reversal on appeal.
"Our system does not permit agencies to act unlawfully even in pursuit of desirable ends," writes Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle.
If you resent government incompetence and malice, maybe your devalued dollars will buy less of it.
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"I know the CDC is working to develop a scientific framework," says Ashish K. Jha
The controversial public health order will finally meet its end after U.S. immigration officials used it to carry out 1.7 million expulsions.
The policy caused immense suffering, in exchange for meager public health benefits, if any at all. Its history undercuts the case for granting broad powers and judicial deference to the CDC.
Ridership is dismally depressed and a federal mask mandate for straphangers remains stubbornly in place.