Tag: Coronavirus Task Force
It is a United States Department of State task force that "coordinates and oversees the Administration's efforts to monitor, prevent, contain, and mitigate the spread" of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
This team was enabled by President Trump last January 29, 2020, and Vice President Mike Pence was named to chair the task force. This team comprised of the 'experts' on the matter like Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Dr. Deborah Birx acting as the main response coordinator. Others are the Surgeon General of the United States Jerome Adams, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and many more.
The task force has used press briefings to communicate updates, guidelines, and policy changes to the public during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic in the US.
Despite my criticisms, I have generally felt that our public health officials have done a reasonable job. I’d give them something in the C+ to B range. This grade does not include the colossal testing failure, which I suspect was thanks to bureaucrats who we may discover are not public health people at all. But there is another major test that has been failed, and this one is squarely in the laps of our ‘expert’ health officials.
This failure concerns masks.
We have known for a very, very, very long time that masks have great potential to curb the spread … continue reading...