Walensky, who has been the Director of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for two years to manage the COVID-19 epidemic process in the USA, said in a letter he sent to US President Joe Biden today, “Leaving the dark days of the epidemic behind will make the CDC and public health much better. I assumed this role upon your request in order to move it to a good and reliable place.” used the phrase.
“The end of the COVID-19 public health emergency marks a huge transition for our country, for public health, and in my tenure as CDC Director,” Walensky said, speaking of what he’s done for public health during this process. made its assessment.
“As Director of the CDC, (Walensky) has led with integrity and integrity a complex organization at the forefront of a once-in-a-generation epidemic,” Biden said in a statement on Walensky’s resignation. said.
Talking about Walensky’s contributions to the institution, Biden conveyed his best wishes.
CDC Director Walensky will leave his post on June 30.
The international public health emergency of COVID-19 ends
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced today that COVID-19 has ended as a public health emergency of international importance.
According to WHO data, COVID-19, which started in December 2019, caused approximately 7 million deaths. Worldwide, 765 million 222 thousand 932 confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been recorded.
It was declared a “public health emergency” by WHO on 30 January 2020 due to COVID-19.
The national emergency due to COVID-19 in the US will end on May 11.