White House sets up task force to deal with new coronavirus, U.S. health secretary leads

According to the Latest news of the U.S. Capitol Hill Newspaper, 29 local time, the global health officials are struggling to cope with the outbreak of new coronavirus infection pneumonia, the White House announced the same day (29) has set up a special working group to monitor the development of the new coronavirus outbreak.

White House sets up task force to deal with new coronavirus, U.S. health secretary leads

White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a new statement that the task force has been meeting every day since Monday to lead the administration’s response to surveillance and control of virus-related diseases, according to the Capitol Hill newspaper. Reported that early on the 29th local time, Trump hosted a meeting at the White House.

“The risk of infection in the United States remains low, and all agencies are actively working to monitor this changing situation and keep the public informed,” Grisham said. ”

The White House reportedly said the working group was led by U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Aza. Other members include U.S. National Security Adviser Michael O’Brien, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Robert Redfield and Senior National Health Institute official Anthony Fauci and several other government officials.

So far, there have been five confirmed cases of new coronavirus infection pneumonia in the United States, the Capitol Hill newspaper reported.