At least 181 public health leaders in 38 states have resigned, retired or been fired amid the turmoil of the pandemic. The departures come as backlash against public health is rising with threats to officials’ personal safety and legislative and legal efforts to strip their governmental public health powers. Read the full article.
Underfunded And Under Threat
A series examining how the U.S. public health front lines have been left understaffed and ill-prepared to save us from the coronavirus pandemic. Link to the entire KHN/AP news series.