President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his health team early Monday, naming California Attorney Gener…

President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenDozens of protesters gathered outside home of Michigan elections chiefBiden picks infectious diseases specialist to lead CDC: reportTrump election claims dominate Georgia Senate debateMORE unveiled his health team early Monday, naming California Attorney General Xavier BecerraXavier BecerraBiden picks infectious diseases specialist to lead CDC: reportBiden to name California AG Becerra as HHS secretaryHispanic leaders coalesce in support of Lujan Grisham as HHS secretaryMORE (D) as secretary of Health and Human Services.
Dr. Vivek MurthyVivek Hallegere MurthyThe Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Mastercard – Congress inches closer to virus relief dealLujan Grisham turned down Interior post, says transition sourceRhode Island governor reportedly a finalist to be Biden’s Health secretaryMORE was selected to return to his role as surgeon general and Dr. Rochelle Walensky was picked as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Biden also announced that Dr. Anthony FauciAnthony FauciTrump vaccine czar endorses Biden’s 100-day mask planOfficials anticipate COVID-19 vaccine while warning of dire months aheadOvernight Health Care: CDC urges ‘universal’ indoor mask use when not at home | Pelosi bullish on COVID-19 relief | Trump largely silent on coronavirus as health officials sound the alarmMORE, the nations leading infectious disease expert, will remain as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
This trusted and accomplished team of leaders will bring the highest level of integrity, scientific rigor, and crisis-management experience to one of the toughest challenges America has ever faced getting the pandemic under control so that the American people can get back to work, back to their lives, and back to their loved ones, Biden said in a statement.
This team of world-class medical experts and public servants will be ready on day one to mobilize every resource of the federal government to expand testing and masking, oversee the safe, equitable, and free distribution of treatments and vaccines, re-open schools and businesses safely, lower prescription drug and other health costs and expand affordable health care to all Americans, and rally the country and restore the belief that there is nothing beyond America’s capacity if we do it together, Biden added.