“This is what we’ve been waiting for is for them to send their landing team here and set up shop,” a senior CDC official said Tuesday following the ascertainment declaration from the General Services Administration…

The senior CDC official told CNN that they expect there will be some “rebuilding of the agency” under Biden, though that is standard operating procedure in any transition of administrations.

When asked if there was more enthusiasm among senior leaders at the CDC on Tuesday morning due to the start of the transition, the official said emphatically, “Yes!”