U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s main ally Ron Clann on Sunday urged Congress to provide financial aid to the bipartisan COVID-19 so that U.S. records are broken and hospitals across the country damaged and his team coordinated with Trump outgoing. Called for immediate action to enable governance.
Other high-profile Biden consultants also stressed the need to control the spiraling epidemic, before Biden took over on January 20, saying the next few weeks were critical and warning the local health system was in drop. Was on point.
“We are in a very dangerous phase,” said a member of Biden’s COVID-19 advisory committee at the University of Minnesota and director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy. Michael Osterholm told NBC News “Meet the Press”. program.
“We are seeing these numbers increase dramatically until action is taken,” Osterholm warned. “Our future is in our hands… for at least the next three weeks.”
New cases across the country have hurt daily records in recent times, to double the number of one-day infections reported during the last U.S. peak in mid-July. Since the start of the epidemic, the total number of COVID-19 cases in the United States to date is approaching 11 million, with 245,581 related deaths, the highest in the world. The number of COVID-19 patients in US hospitals has also reached a high level in recent times.
New White House chief of staff to Klan Biden said Democrats and Republicans should provide immediate additional relief, imposing new sanctions aimed at preventing the virus from spreading across multiple states.
“This may be the first example of bipartisan action after the election,” Klan told NBC in a separate interview.
He said Biden spoke to Democratic Congressional leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer about additional coronavirus assistance, but not Republican Senate Leader Mitch McConnell, who has so far publicly acknowledged having accepted Bailey for the presidential election. Has refused.
Klan said Biden’s team were planning to have a meeting with Pfizer Inc., which released positive preliminary data on its investigational COVID-19 vaccine and other drugmakers last week, but still officially its own. federal government pandemic. The White House Coronavirus Task Force is waiting to officially launch efforts among advisers.
He said the incoming team was turned down by the federal government to prevent the signing of transition efforts, which affect coronovirus coordination, national security and other pressing issues.
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