Abdul El-Sayed & Thea Sebastian

    Abdul El-Sayed, MD, DPhil, is an epidemiologist and former health director for the City of Detroit. He is the author of Healing Politics: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of our Political Epidemic and host of the podcast America Dissected.

    Thea Sebastian, JD, is Policy Counsel at Civil Rights Corps, a nonprofit organization dedicated to challenging systemic injustice in the American legal system.

    The CDC Must Adopt Decarceration as a Matter of Public Health

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