"The attacks on the Capitol were an assault on our Democracy," wrote Alex Azar. "I Implore you to continue to condemn unequivocally any form of violence."
The Trump administration is asking states to vaccinate people age 65 and over and those under 65 with underlying health conditions that put them at high risk.
“I will be carrying out the duties of my office while strictly adhering to CDC guidelines for essential workers," he wrote in a staff email obtained by Politico.
The Trump administration has come under scathing criticism from congressional Democrats after news leaked out last week about the foregone vaccine opportunity.
Alex Azar, secretary of health and human services, referred to "Vice President Joe Biden" as he defended Donald Trump's maskless behavior.
Dr. Moncef Slaoui said everyone should remain "very cautious and vigilant" as COVID-19 continues to ravage the country.
Michael Caputo, who urged people to buy ammunition before the election, is stepping aside “to focus on his health and the well-being of his family."
"The numbers you’re seeing are just a tip of the iceberg of even more spread," warned Dr. Tom Frieden.
The secretary of health and human services wouldn’t say if he’s concerned by people gathering in large crowds without masks.
“We will deliver by the end of this year a vaccine at scale,” Defense Secretary Mark Esper said, despite estimates it could take 12 to 18 months -- at least.