White House: ‘Science is on our side’ on opening schools
Admiral Brett Giroir, a member of the White House coronavirus task force, said Thursday that even with a giant surge in coronavirus cases, the US is better equipped to handle outbreaks than when the pandemic first started.
Better testing and better treatments have both improved the outlook, Giroir said at a briefing hosted by the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Giroir said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention teams are on the ground in every state and HHS has sent special Covid response assistance teams to hotspots to help with testing and mitigation.
On testing: He said the country also now has enough testing in place that can quickly show when there is a new outbreak so that public health staff and local leaders can intervene. Parts of the country …continued .
[Original Source: CNN]