Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Contagious diseases, and two other top scientific members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force have entered self-quarantines after coming into contact with or being near someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
The other two officials who have entered self-quarantine are Dr. Robert Redfield, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and Dr. Stephen Hahn, the commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.
” The actions come after the revealing on Friday that Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary, Katie Miller, tested positive for the virus ,” The New York Times reported.” Ms. Miller has attended numerous meetings of the White House’s coronavirus task force, which also includes Dr. Redfield, Dr. Hahn and Dr. Fauci .”
The news likewise comes after the White House said this week that a military aide, who was described as a valet for President Donald Trump, also tested positive for the coronavirus.
“The president’s physician and White House operations continue to work closely to ensure every precaution is taken to keep the president, first family and working the entire White House complex safe and healthy at all times, ” White House spokesman Judd Deere said. “In addition to social distancing, daily temperature checks and symptom records, hand sanitizer, and regular deep cleaning of all project spaces, every staff member in proximity to the president and vice president is being tested daily for covid-1 9 as well as any guests.”
” The Secret Service has 11 active an instance of the coronavirus and 23 employees who have recovered, present and former government officials said Friday, but it was unclear whether any were agents or served in the White House ,” The New York Times said in a separate report.” The service, which has 150 offices across the country responsible for protecting a variety of dignitaries and investigating financial crimes, also has 60 others undergoing self-quarantine .”
A White House memo reportedly was indicated that the White House are able to obtain” increased levels of daily cleansing” during this time and that anyone who leaves the Washington, D.C ., area must quarantine themselves for two weeks.
The news comes as commonwealths across the U.S. are slowly starting reopen after being shutdown in an attempt to slow the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, which originated in Wuhan, China.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced on Thursday that Republican members of Congress had launched a “China Task Force” to address a wide variety of threats be represented by communist China.
McCarthy highlighted some of China’s acts during the course of its pandemic 😛 TAGEND
Hid the severity of the virus and manipulated statistics, leaving the world reeling from a world pandemic Still refuses to allow international experts to investigate or share viral tests with the scientific community Forced the disappearance of whistleblowers Is carrying out a comprehensive propaganda campaign to spread misinformation Leveraged its quantity chain monopoly for world force
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