BIDEN TRANSITION/CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19: “I met with the co-chairs of the transition COVID-19 Advisory Board, Dr. Vivek Murthy, Dr. David Kessler, and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith…
Our country is experiencing surges in reported [coronavirus] infections, hospitalizations, and fatalities all over the country, with virtually nowhere getting spared. Our doctors, nurses, and other health care workers are under enormous — and growing — strain. This week’s news on progress toward a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine is positive, but it will be many months before there is widespread vaccination in this country.
This crisis demands a robust and immediate federal response, which has been woefully lacking.”
-Joe Biden, “Statement by President-elect Joe Biden on COVID-19,” buildbackbetter.com, Nov. 13, 2020