Biden’s Coronavirus Advisory Board Warns Transition Delays Harm Pandemic Preparedness Planning; Health Associations Call On Trump To Share Information

POLITICO: Biden Covid advisers say transition delay hurts pandemic prep beyond vaccines
“The leaders of President-elect Joe Biden’s coronavirus advisory board said Tuesday the Trump administration’s continued refusal to allow the transition to move forward is hurting their preparedness planning on multiple fronts, from addressing mask shortages to recommending targeted closures in hot spots and laying the groundwork to distribute prospective vaccines…” (Ollstein, 11/17).

The Hill: Leading hospital, doctor associations call on Trump to share COVID-19 information with Biden
“…The American Hospital Association, American Medical Association, and American Nurses Association wrote in a letter to President Trump on Tuesday that cooperation on the coronavirus response with Biden transition officials is crucial…” (Sullivan, 11/17).

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