End of Day Report
Frieden's Fiasco II
A CBS News poll finds that the public's confidence in the Centers for Disease Control has been shattered as a result of Dr. Thomas Frieden's politically correct handling of Ebola. Only 37 percent of Americans believe the CDC is currently doing a good or excellent job. That's a huge drop from the 60% rating the agency scored in a May 2013 poll. Let me repeat: Dr. Frieden must resign.
It's easy to understand why the public's confidence is waning. After learning that an Ebola infected nurse was permitted to board a commercial airliner, I asked in yesterday's report if the CDC had any idea what the other Dallas healthcare workers under observation were up to. Clearly the answer is no.
Headlines today inform us that one worker who handled lab samples from Thomas Duncan is currently on a cruise ship in the Caribbean. But don't worry -- she is isolated.Read More