“I’m not going to get into who’s right and who’s wrong,” Hahn, a member of the White House’s special corona team, told Bash during CNN’s “Union State” when asked to explain the basis for The President’s claim and why he would promote the narrative that most Covid-19 cases are harmless when his public health experts say otherwise.
“What I’m going to say is that we have data on the White House special team. This data shows that this is a serious problem. People need to take it seriously,” the FDA chief said, after Bass asked him for a fourth. time to correct the misinformation by the President.
If Trump officials fear fixing key events in the middle of a pandemic – where the president seems to believe his re-election campaign depends on his ability to provide good news for a financial revival and find a vaccine to stop the spread virus – Can Americans trust the information coming from Trump and the administration about the safety and effectiveness of a possible vaccine later this year or next?
While Han urged Americans to follow the guidance of the CDC and public health experts – noting that if they do not follow the CDC’s guidelines they put themselves and your “loved ones at risk” – they did not investigate the statistics it explains better. because the 99% of the President’s claim is so misleading.
In addition, the World Health Organization says that 20% of all people diagnosed with coronary heart disease are sick enough to need oxygen or hospital care. And cities like Los Angeles, Houston and other parts of Texas, Arizona and Florida are seeing their hospitals filled with Covid-19 cases as the virus grows in these hotspots, once again worrying about the availability of intensive care units. treatment.
“We have to accept that we are in the second wave right now,” said former FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Sunday at CBS ‘Face the Nation. “It’s not a clear view of how we’re going to control this.”
CNN’s Maggie Fox contributed to this report.