Health agencies have lost public trust: Can that be fixed?

Posted on AllSides March 2nd, 2022
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As the pandemic enters its most hopeful phase in months, its handling by public health officials is still scored poorly by Americans. Lessons for the government abound, from messaging to longer-term planning.

Falling COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are pushing America toward the most hopeful phase of this pandemic in months. But America’s public health agencies – responsible for keeping those numbers low – may be at their weakest point in years. 

In January, the Government Accountability Office added the Department of Health and Human Services to its High Risk List for “federal...

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