Today, @CDCDirector said: "The overwhelming number of deaths, over 75%, occurred in people who had at least 4 comorbidities. So really these are people who were unwell to begin with and yes, really encouraging news in the context of Omicron." This is eugenicist.
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It is "encouraging" to @CDCDirector that chronically ill & disabled Americans are dying. It's no wonder that @CDCgov has consistently refused to issue guidance protecting the health & wellbeing of chronically ill Americans – our deaths clearly don't count.
Matthew Cortland

Jan 8, 2022 · 2:25 AM UTC

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Will the @JoeBiden @WhiteHouse let these eugenicist remarks by @CDCDirector stand? Will @POTUS demand an apology and retraction? Or does President Biden agree that it's "encouraging" that chronically ill & disabled Americans are dying?
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I clipped the entire question to @CDCDirector and her full answer – my video doesn't take her out of context. You can check for yourself, the entire clip is on @GMA's site (available at goodmorningamerica.com/news/…) and is 3m 11s long
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How many of us have four or more chronic conditions? Lots. (Source: rand.org/blog/rand-review/20…)
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Replying to @mattbc @CDCgov
It's time for @CDCDirector to step down
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This is the same attitude of @nirav_mainecdc and @MaineDHHS
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And the same lack of response. Not a single person - from Jeanne Lambrew, Dr. Shah, nor the Governor - could respond to questions from the start about protecting disabled and/or high risk people. They don’t give af
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Wow that was worse than I expected
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Replying to @mattbc @CDCgov
This made me cry. Are we that disposable, @CDCDirector ?
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he is leaving out the part where the question was about vaccinations.
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