Experts Warn Trump Administration Must Take Action To Address Worsening COVID-19 Pandemic; At Least 6 White House Staffers Test Positive, Including Chief Of Staff

The Hill: Experts warn of worsening pandemic unless Trump takes action
“Health experts are warning that the current surge in coronavirus cases will get far worse unless the Trump administration takes aggressive action in the next few months. Significant time and money will need to be invested to ensure states are ready to widely distribute a vaccine as soon as one becomes available, and to build trust back into a public health system that’s been scarred by politicization…” (Weixel, 11/8).

White House: White House hit with fresh outbreak of coronavirus cases
“The White House has been hit with a fresh wave of coronavirus infections, an administration official said Saturday, with Chief of Staff Mark Meadows and five other Trump aides having received positive test results in the period around Election Day…” (Gearan et al., 11/7).

Additional coverage of experts’ comments on the Trump administration’s coronavirus response and the outbreak in the White House is available from CNBC and New York Times.

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