US President-elect Biden points to covid-19 as his top priority

By MDN international News Service
November 10, 2020



UNITED STATES - President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to give priority to solving coronavirus disease in the country. while he also announced the immediate formation of a taskforce aimed at combatting the covid-19 pandemic.

As this developed, Biden has immediately created the coronavirus advisory board that will be lead by former FDA commissioner Dr. David Kessler, former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, and Associate Dean at Yale School of Medicine and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith. Other members of the board include Dr. Rick Bright, the former Trump administration whistleblower at HHS. He has testified before Congress and accused Trump that Americans died due to his inaction, and Dr. Ashish Jha, the Dean of Brown’s School of Public Health. 

Biden told the media that one of his "most important battles" was to manage the surge in cases and bring a safe and viable vaccine to the people." The newly elected president is also forging ahead on transition issues from climate change to migrants.

In a statement furnished to the media, Joe Biden said the board make it a priority to have the virus under control, deliver relief for working families, as well as address racial disparities. His new transition would also work for the immediate opening of schools.

Initially, Mr Biden welcomed the news from Pfizer and BioNTech that based on preliminary analysis Pfizer vaccine could prevent more than 90% of people from getting Covid-19, but its on development stage right now, it was learned.

The president's new policy will also focus on the wearing of mask, social distancing, contact tracing and hand washing.


Former president Donald Trump still refuses his defeat with Joe Biden and is now preparing for legal battles to question the results in key cities in America which he accused as having massive fraud.

The president-elect was initially declared as the winner in US 2020 presidential polls. However, it still remains a projection as other states are still counting the votes. It maybe recalled that the initial difference in votes is about 4.5 million.



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