The two appointees have no public health background. They are apparently tasked with watching CDC director Dr. Robert Redfield as the agency releases COVID-19 info.
“He also lies about everything from crowd sizes to injecting disinfectant, so there’s that,” added anchor John Berman.
President Donald Trump claimed that a COVID-19 vaccine would be available as soon as October, contradicting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director’s congressional testimony that it would be ready by mid-2021.
The CEO of Airlines for America reportedly dismissed concerns that full flights will help spread coronavirus, saying they're no more dangerous than grocery stores.
Dr. Robert Redfield clarified comments he made to The Washington Post about another wave of coronavirus in the fall & insisted he was not “misquoted.”
States are testing fewer than 100 people a day and the CDC tested even fewer in an entire week.
It was the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
Dr. Robert Redfield, who was hired in March, was receiving nearly double what his predecessor earned.