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Why a health communications expert gives the CDC a “C”

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People are seen at a protest against masks, vaccines, and vaccine passports outside the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control .

ATLANTA, GA - MARCH 13: People are seen at a protest against masks, vaccines, and vaccine passports outside the headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on March 13, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. To date, there has been over 534,000 deaths in the U.S. due to covid-19. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images) Elijah Nouvelage via Getty Images

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