US Health Officials to Testify at Hearing on White House COVID Response

Posted on July 31, 2020 4:48 am

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As the number of COVID-19 infections and deaths in the U.S. continues to climb, three of the nation’s top public health officials are scheduled to testify Friday before a House committee investigating the White House’s response to the pandemic. 

The three officials are: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the county’s top infectious disease expert; the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Dr. Robert Redfield; and the Assistant Secretary of Health Admiral Brett Giroir, the Trump administration’s coronavirus testing chief. 

The U.S. has almost 4.5 million COVID-19 cases and more than 152,000 people have died from the contagion, according to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center statistics.

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