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Note: The Trump appointed CDC director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned in part because her financial portfolio includes tobacco stocks. Tobacco science was used to stave off lawsuits regarding cancer deaths from smoking. Tobacco science has become its own phrase...
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The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Brenda Fitzgerald, resigned on Wednesday following a report that she purchased shares in a tobacco company one month into her role at the agency. “This morni...

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CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigned this morning amid a tobacco stock purchase scandal that was revealed yesterday by Politico. "This morning Secretary Azar accepted Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald’s resignation,” HHS says in emailed rele...

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Brenda Fitzgerald, the director of the Centers for Disease Control, has resigned from her post after an investigation revealed that she bought and sold stock in tobacco companies while serving as a top Trump administration health of...


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