Tag: Rochelle Walensky

CDC Director Offers Misinformation in Promoting COVID-19 Vaccination for Children

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on June 23 falsely said that COVID-19 was one of the five top causes of death for children since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director, offered the misinformation during a press briefing in which Biden administration officials promoted COVID-19…


CDC Director Falsely Says COVID-19 One of Top Five Causes of Death for Children

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on June 23 falsely said that COVID-19 has been one of the five top causes of death for children since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director, offered the misinformation during a press briefing in which Biden administration officials promoted…


Doctors’ Group Urges Biden Administration to End Quarantine, Vaccine Recommendations for Children

A group of doctors is urging top government officials to quickly reverse recommendations that have left children in isolation for days and advice that virtually every child get a COVID-19 vaccine. “We strongly urge you to revise the CDC’s COVID-19 guidelines with regards to testing, isolation, and vaccine recommendations for children to ensure that public…


CDC Director Issues Alert on Pfizer’s COVID-19 Pill: ‘You Might Get Symptoms Again’

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky warned that Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill Paxlovid can lead to a rebound in symptoms. “If you take Paxlovid, you might get symptoms again,” Walensky told CBS News on Tuesday. “We haven’t yet seen anybody who has returned with symptoms needing to go to the hospital. So, generally,…


CDC Director Issues Alert on Pfizer’s COVID-19 Pill

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky warned that Pfizer’s COVID-19 pill Paxlovid can lead to a rebound in symptoms. “If you take Paxlovid, you might get symptoms again,” Walensky told CBS News on Tuesday. “We haven’t yet seen anybody who has returned with symptoms needing to go to the hospital. So, generally,…


CDC Director Rochelle Walensky Announces Sweeping Review of Agency

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) head Rochelle Walensky announced a sweeping review of her agency. “At the conclusion of this collective effort, we will develop new systems and processes to deliver our science and program to the American people, along with a plan for how CDC should be structured to facilitate the public…


CDC Working With FDA to Evaluate Need of Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster: Walensky

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is working with U.S. drug regulators to assess whether a second COVID-19 vaccine booster is needed, CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on March 17. “We at CDC have been following the vaccine effectiveness studies very, very carefully,” Walensky said. “What we’re seeing now is that we still…


CDC Director Admits COVID-19 Will Become a ‘Seasonal Virus’

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said she expects COVID-19 to become seasonal like influenza. “I do anticipate that this is probably going to be a seasonal virus,” she told NBC News on Monday. Her comment appears to be her first public acknowledgment that CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus cases increase or…


CDC Director: COVID-19 Will Become a ‘Seasonal Virus’

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky said she expects COVID-19 to become seasonal like influenza. “I do anticipate that this is probably going to be a seasonal virus,” she told NBC News on Monday. Her comment appears to be her first public acknowledgment that CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus cases increase or…


CDC Director: Nobody Said COVID-19 Vaccine Effectiveness Might Wane

When COVID-19 vaccines were first authorized in late 2020, the public wasn’t informed that the touted effectiveness might decline, a top U.S. health official said on March 3. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, recalled watching coverage of clinical trial results that indicated the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was…