Pence Names Leading AIDS Official Debbie Birx as Coronavirus Response Coordinator

Pence Names Leading AIDS Official Debbie Birx as Coronavirus Response Coordinator

Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday that a global health official and leading expert in HIV/AIDs, Deborah Birx, has been appointed to serve as the White House’s coordinator to combat the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus.

“Dr. Birx serves as the U.S. government’s leader for combatting HIV/AIDS globally and will continue to oversee this critical work through her able Deputy Angeli Achrekar, while bringing her interagency expertise and coordination that brought ground-breaking progress to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic to the coronavirus response in the White House,” Pence said in a statement on Thursday.

via theepochtimes Pence Names Leading AIDS Official Debbie Birx as Coronavirus Response Coordinator