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Overnight Health Care: Health officials tell public to trust in science | Despair at CDC under Trump influence

Welcome to Wednesday’s Overnight Health Care.



Anthony S. Fauci wearing a suit and tie: Overnight Health Care: Health officials tell public to trust in science | Despair at CDC under Trump influence | A new vaccine phase 3 trial starts


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Overnight Health Care: Health officials tell public to trust in science | Despair at CDC under Trump influence | A new vaccine phase 3 trial starts

Top Trump health officials told a Senate panel to trust science, despite recent political interference. But current and former CDC employees described to The Hill just how much of an impact that interference is having on them. Meanwhile, Johnson & Johnson said they have started final stage clinical trials on its coronavirus vaccine candidate.

We’ll start in the Senate:

Health officials tell public to trust in science

Trump administration health officials on Wednesday told a Senate panel that Americans should not lose faith in public health agencies or the vaccine development process, despite a recent spate of political interference.

The officials sought to defend the scientific integrity of the administration’s response to the pandemic while

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