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CDC director resigns in wake of report she bought shares in tobacco company

Published: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 @ 10:35 AM
By: Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resigned Wednesday in the wake of a report that she traded stock in a tobacco company after taking her position.

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 Politico reported Tuesday that CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald bought shares in a tobacco company one month into her role.