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Former California Public Health Director Dr. Sonia Angell. (Photo: Youtube)

California Public Health Director Dr. Sonia Angell Resigns After Data Glitch

‘A lot of state health officials have been resigning’

By Evan Symon, August 10, 2020 2:41 pm

On Monday, California Public Health Director and state Public Health Officer Dr. Sonia Angell resigned without warning after less than a year in both respective positions.

Dr. Angell had been on the forefront of California’s response to the COVID-19 epidemic, backing and helping Governor Gavin Newsom create preventative measures such as mandatory mask wearing. Along with California Health and Human Services (CHHS) Secretary Dr. Mark Ghaly, Dr. Angell was known to have flattened the curve of COVID-19 in California, and was working on achieving that result again after cases rose following the state reopening for the first time in late May and early June.

Dr. Angell gave no official reason in her resignation, instead praising her colleagues for their effort in stopping the virus.

“Since January, when we got word of repatriation flights arriving from Wuhan, China, our department has been front and center in what has become an all-of-government response of unprecedented proportions to COVID-19,” said Dr. Angell in her resignation letter. “In the final calculation, all of our work, in aggregate, makes the difference.

“Not one of our staff has gone untouched by the changes that have occurred. Not in our professional lives or our personal lives.”

A major glitch that caused a lag in reporting COVID-19 information in her department, including thousands of unreported cases, has been cited by many as a major factor in her resignation.

“A lot of state health officials have been resigning,” explained Peter Walsh, a public relations expert who has assisted with three public health resignations across the county, in an interview with the Globe. “NPR gave the official count at 24 last week, so along with Dr. Angell, we have at least 25 major resignations now.

“Dr. Angell is unique because she just had a major under reporting incident. Most resignations have been a mix of fatigue, dealing with a public that doesn’t perform basic prevention techniques, concerns over safety, and recommendations being undermined by top state officials such as Governors.

“For her, the under reporting was the main reason, but with California having a lot of cases and breaking a curve once before, it just snowballed into this decision.”

Despite the suddenness and unknown reasons of her resignation, many state officials have given her praise for her performance, including Dr. Ghaly.

“I am grateful to Dr. Angell for her service to the people of California during this unprecedented public health crisis,” said Dr. Ghaly in a written statement. “She has worked tirelessly for all Californians, always keeping health equity in mind. Her leadership was instrumental as Californians flattened the curve once and in setting us on a path to do so again.”

Sandra Shewry, Vice President of the California Health Care Foundation, was chosen by the CHHS as acting Public Health Director on Monday, with an acting Public Health Officer also to be named replacing Dr. Angell.

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5 thoughts on “California Public Health Director Dr. Sonia Angell Resigns After Data Glitch

  1. Like most things COVID related, there is a blatant omission of any real facts in this story.
    The MSM claims Dr Angell’s resignation was due to a “glitch” that made the COVID cases seem under reported. Really?
    Is there better information for her sudden resignation? Perhaps she resigned to avoid professional devastation for her role in the COVID scam.
    I see Dr Angell was once a Senior Advisor for Global Noncommunicable Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. She was also the Deputy Commissioner at the NYC Department of Health and ‘Mental Hygiene’. Now she is in LA doing dirty work for Newsom and his creep, Dr. Faley. These “health experts” are using a systematic pattern of data manipulation, inappropriate statistical analyses and misleading data presentation to perpetuate a scam. Dr Sonia Angell played a direct role in the promotion of Newsom’s billion dollar BYD face masks, purchased by way of money laundering through China.
    She probably could not resign fast enough as this scam starts to unravel.

  2. It’s a propaganda stunt – it cloaks the fake pandemic (very clearly an intelligence agency deception to further geopolitical purposes) as government incompetence. This makes the statistical nonsense making the coronavirus deception plausibly deniable even more confusing – on purpose. They’re just putting a whole bunch of bogus numbers out there so they can just say, “well, those were the wrong numbers – here are the newer better numbers” as a means to deflect any counterargument. Remember, Dr. Agnell is part of the Epidemic Intelligence Service – she’s an Intelligence agent. She’s a spy. What do spies do? They LIE. That’s what she is – a liar. The CDC is a misnomer for the Public Health Service: a uniformed service under the Surgeon general governed by MILITARY law. Agnell has to follow orders, and she can’t just resign from the CDC to take a job in California, she has to be discharged. – so they made up a fake discharge to create the appearance of a career. Her appearance in California is “official cover.” This is a term used by intelligence agencies for their assets emplaced in other positions – in this instance, she’s a federal uniformed agent spying on the state of California handled by someone in the federal goverment. That person instructed her to resign from her California cover as part of a propaganda stunt to further the current covert coronavirus action.

    That’s also what Gavin Newsom is – a liar. Not because he’s a crony – but because he’s a spy. Look back at his career – he was more emplaced than anything else. California is a huge military state and the Pentagon is going to ensure its assets control the governor’s mansion. Gavin has made an expertise of “feigned foolishness” – pretending to be an alcoholic, pretending he didn’t know about an insider contract, pretending he was misinformed . What he’s doing is following orders from his military intelligence handlers.

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