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Trump attacks his own CDC scientists over how to reopen schools safely

USATODAY.com Friday, 10 July 2020
The president's willingness to push back against CDC scientists brought renewed criticism that Trump is putting politics over safety and science.
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President Trump is pressuring schools to reopen in the fall amid the coronavirus pandemic despite some pushback. The CDC defended and downplayed its own school safety guidelines.

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CDC says Americans should avoid travel during winter holiday season, get COVID-19 tests if they do

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