18 October 2020

• An open letter, signed by over 1,000 current and former CDC staff members, calls for an end to White House interference with CDC decision making, asking Director Dr Robert R Redfield to push back against government pressure that is harming the agency’s credibility and reputation. Source
• After setting a daily record for new coronavirus cases in the country, France reports nearly 30,000 more cases within 24 hours. Source

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