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March 22, 2020

A couple of articles about CDC funding cuts from 2018

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2018/07/when-the-next-plague-hits/561734/

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/02/cdc-funding-pandemics/552224/

This is now coming to pass. Two weeks ago, Betsy McKay at The Wall Street Journal reported that the CDC, with no firm promise of future funding, is indeed preparing to downsize its work in 39 countries. Those include the Democratic Republic of Congo, which recently experienced its eighth Ebola outbreak, and China, which is recently underwent its worst outbreak of H7N9 bird flu.* Lena Sun of The Washington Post confirmed this report on Thursday, writing that “notice is being given now to CDC country directors” as the first part of a transition.

Feb. 2018. Now I wonder who controlled all the levers of executive and legislative power. Who could that be?
March 13, 2020

DEAD CAT 2

You have five minutes to lock in a 7-8% gain on S&P 500.

March 12, 2020

When will the Romney vs. Biden polling start?

Someone better get on it. Democrats better have contingency plans for it.

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