Appearing next to President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, Azar expressed condolences to the family of the first patient to die from coronavirus in the United States.
As federal and local health officials scramble to contain the rapidly spreading disease, health officials at the White House sought to reassure Americans that the necessary precautions were being taken to prevent an outbreak.
The United States is likely to have enough safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines available to inoculate the most vulnerable Americans by the end of 2020, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Wednesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
President Donald Trump has said the first US death from the Covid-19 coronavirus was a woman in her late 50s with a high medical risk. Mr Trump said 22 people in the US have been infected by the virus..
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