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BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7336.502 (Published 02 March 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:502

Director of the Centers for Disease Control resigns: Dr Jeffrey Koplan, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 1998, has resigned from his post. Bush administration officials said that the US secretary of health and human services, Tommy Thompson, was unhappy that Dr Koplan had not given enough emphasis to bioterrorism, …

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