CDC Director Rochelle Walensky
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky unilaterally extended an eviction moratorium and now she’s targeting gun owners.
“I swore to the President and to this country that I would protect your health. This is clearly one of those moments, one of those issues that is harming America’s health,” Walensky previously said as she declared gun violence a public health threat.
The CDC is studying “gun violence” and once all the data is gathered, the agency will help doctors “craft swift interventions.”
“Timely state- and local-level data on emergency department visits for nonfatal firearm injuries are currently limited. The collection of near-real-time data on emergency department visits for nonfatal firearm injuries overall and by intent (intentional self-directed, unintentional, and assault-related) can support state and local jurisdictions in identifying and responding to emerging public health problems,” the CDC wrote in May 2021.
The CDC is now hoping to get a fuller picture of the data and