The title villain in Ian Fleming’s James Bond novel Goldfinger declared, “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. Three times is enemy action.” If misinformation and mistrust are seen as the enemies of public health officials, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal health agencies may be teetering on the precipice of aid and comfort.
Nonpartisan watchdog Protect the Public’s Trust has identified a series of incidents exemplifying an apparent disregard of the principles of scientific integrity and violations of documented scientific integrity policies at the Department of Health and Human Services and its sub-agencies.
Request for Investigation into Apparent Scientific Integrity Violations by Inappropriately Prioritizing Political Considerations When Recommending Children Under the Age of 5 Be Vaccinated Against Covid-19