Short Wave
Short Wave
Jul 23, 2020
CDC Employees Call Out A 'Toxic Culture Of Racial Aggressions'
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Over 1,400 current Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) employees are demanding that the organization "clean its own house" of what they're calling a "culture of toxic racial aggression, bullying and marginalization." NPR reporter Selena Simmons-Duffin broke this story and tells us what the response has been from CDC and former employees.

Read the letter and Selena's reporting.

Email the show at shortwave@npr.org.
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