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Poll Finds Public Health Has A Trust Problem

Added 05-13-21 12:07:02am EST - “A new Harvard poll shows that only half of Americans trust the CDC ?" other health agencies were rated even lower. During a pandemic, trust is critical to the success of a public health response.” - Npr.org

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The headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. On Wednesday, the CDC recommended that people as young as 12 get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. Ron Harris/AP hide caption

The headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. On Wednesday, the CDC recommended that people as young as 12 get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

"I don't trust them — I don't," says Sandra Wallace. She's 60 and owns a construction company in Arizona. To her, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance has been inconsistent.

"It's all over the board," she says. "They say one thing one minute and then turn around and say another the next minute."

Wallace was one of the respondents in a poll published Thursday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The survey of 1,305 people was conducted from mid-February to mid-March of this year. The foundation funds coverage of health and health care on NPR.

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