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Trump's CDC Director Criticized For Slow Pace Of Coronavirus Testing

One of the people leading the U.S. government’s response to COVID-19 is Dr. Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Redfield has been criticized for the agency’s sluggish rate of testing, a charge that echoes controversy Redfield faced as an infectious disease specialist for the military during the AIDS epidemic of the 1980s.

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