US Health Officials Press China to Accept American Experts to Help with Coronavirus

Posted on February 11, 2020 1:04 pm

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U.S. health officials again pressed China to accept U.S. expert help to work on the novel coronavirus outbreak.

The World Health Organization sent an advance team of international experts to China on Monday, but it is not yet known if Americans were part of that group. The WHO did not respond to VOA’s question about the make up of the team.

Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, Feb. 11, 2020. (Eunjung Cho/VOA Mandarin Service)

Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director of