the White house is studying the list of candidates for possible replacement of the Minister of health Alex Azar. This information was spread by the publication Politico, citing several people familiar with the situation sources.
According to them, this post discusses the nomination of White house coordinator for combating coronavirus Deborah Burks, the head of the program of medical care for elderly Medicaid Sow Verma and first Deputy head of the Ministry of health Eric Hargan, RIA Novosti reported.
Previously, the newspaper The Wall Street Journal published an article about numerous alleged failures of the current health Minister. Alleged hazard prior to March assured the President of the United States Donald trump is that the situation with the coronavirus in the country is under control. But other media say that the Minister warned of the need to prepare for the outbreak, but trump did not listen.
the White house has assigned the coordination of the fight against coronavirus the Ministry of emergency situations FEMA. In addition, Alex Azar was involved in a scandal with the dismissal of expert on vaccines Rick bright, who promised to file a complaint against the leadership of the Ministry of health.
According to recent reports, a day in the United States from the coronavirus died almost two thousand patients. The number of deaths rose to 53.4 thousand. Just as within the country confirmed more than 933 thousand cases of infection.