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The Home Vitality and Commerce Committee is holding a listening to Tuesday with Dr. Anthony Fauci and different key Trump administration well being officers on the U.S. response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Fauci, director of the Nationwide Institute of Allergy and Infectious Illnesses, is becoming a member of Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention Director Robert Redfield, Meals and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn and Brett Giroir, assistant secretary of Well being and Human Companies, earlier than the Home committee.
The listening to comes as public well being specialists criticizethe Trump administration’s response to the virus.
The coronavirus, which has sickened greater than 2.four million People as of Tuesday, is quickly spreading within the U.S. As of Monday, the U.S. seven-day common of recent Covid-19 instances was up greater than 30% in contrast with per week prior based on a CNBC evaluation of Johns Hopkins College information. Circumstances are rising by 5% or extra in 26 states throughout the U.S., together with Arizona, Texas, Florida and Oklahoma. Coronavirus hospitalizations are on the rise as nicely.
Learn CNBC’s stay updates to see the most recent information on the Covid -19 outbreak.