CDC director walks back new testing guidelines after facing backlash from experts | The Independent | Independent

The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) director has walked back new testing guidelines released by his agency after it sparked backlash among some of the nation’s top health experts.

Dr Robert Redfield issued a statement late Wednesday night that “testing may be considered for all close contacts of confirmed or probable Covid-19 patients,” adding that “everyone who needs a Covid-19 test can get a test.”

 

Source: CDC director walks back new testing guidelines after facing backlash from experts | The Independent | Independent