The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including ‘fetus’, ‘diversity’ and ‘transgender’ in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed. File photo: AP The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including ‘fetus’, ‘diversity’ and ‘transgender’ in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed. File photo: AP
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including ‘fetus’, ‘diversity’ and ‘transgender’ in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed. File photo: AP

Seven words banned by America’s top public health agency include ‘diversity’ and ‘vulnerable’

Health leaders alarmed about a report that officials at the nation’s top public health agency are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents

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The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including ‘fetus’, ‘diversity’ and ‘transgender’ in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed. File photo: AP The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including ‘fetus’, ‘diversity’ and ‘transgender’ in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed. File photo: AP
The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention’s reported move to ban words including ‘fetus’, ‘diversity’ and ‘transgender’ in budget-related documents triggered outrage, astonishment and calls for the decision to be reversed. File photo: AP
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