Covid-19 Live Updates: As Infections Rise, Trump’s Health Secretary Holds Out Hope
With infections on the rise across the United States, Alex Azar, the secretary of Health and Human Services, said that Americans were experiencing “mitigation fatigue,” and tried to paint an optimistic picture of how much longer pandemic precautions would be needed.
“Hang in there with us,” he said on Sunday on “Meet the Press” in an interview with Chuck Todd of NBC News. “We’re so close. We’re weeks away from monoclonal antibodies for you, for safe and effective vaccines. We need a bridge to that day.”
“Please, give us a bit more time of your individual, responsible behavior,” he said, listing hand washing,…