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DIG BOSTON

FOR THE LATEST PANDEMIC INFO, CHECK OUT THE ‘PEOPLE’S CDC’

Grassroots network of researchers and frontline medical workers publicizes hard data on the ongoing coronavirus crisis; encourages political activism for science-based public health policy

Jason Pramas
TRUTHOUT

COVID Has Become Indefinite. We Need New Practices to Keep Each Other Safe.

Hugh said that a lot of the messaging from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Biden administration has been “either you avoid COVID, and you don’t see people, or you see people, and you’ll get COVID,” which is not true.”

Meghan Krausch
The Atlantic

The COVID Data That Are Actually Useful Now

Move over, case rates and hospitalizations. The next generation of COVID tracking is here.

Betsy Ladyzhets
The Guardian

The CDC is beholden to corporations and lost our trust. We need to start our own The People’s CDC

We’re epidemiologists, nurses and physicians, artists and biologists. We have come together with a common anger at the US government’s handling of Covid “

People’s CDC Op-Ed
The Atlantic

AMERICA IS SLIDING INTO THE LONG PANDEMIC DEFEAT

In the face of government inaction, the country’s best chance at keeping the crisis from spiraling relies on everyone to keep caring. “

Ed Young
capradio

New Malcolm X Academy in Oak Park continues tradition of Black Panther liberation schools

The school is also using the Urgency of Equity toolkit from the People’s CDC, a grassroots collective aiming to reduce the harms of COVID-19, to navigate conversations about COVID-19 safety and protocol. “

Janelle Salanga
boingboing
The People’s CDC is a collective of public health practitioners, scientists, and others working to reduce the harmful impacts of COVID-19

If you are still concerned about COVID and want to continue mitigation practices, but are also wary of the CDC and suspicious that its COVID maps and recommendations are influenced by corporate interests (hint: the answer is yes, they are!), then I’ve found your people.”

Jennifer Sandlin

The People’s CDC

After multiple retractions, garbled messages, bad advice, and politically-driven decisions from the CDC about how to respond to COVID 19, a group of public health professionals are fed up.”

Patricia Kullberg
Common Dreams

‘Pandemic Is Far From Over’: People’s CDC Tells Congress to Fund Covid Response

You must choose a healthier, more equitable pandemic response,” the coalition wrote in a letter. “We all deserve better.” “

Kenny Stancil
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