The virus creeps closer to the President himself…
* Add Vice President Pence to those self isolating from some in the White House…Well it seems that the Vice President is NOT gonna quarantine himself from his boss…That would be embracing, eh?
Three top-ranking Trump administration health officials are in some form of quarantine after possible exposure in the White House — forcing them to self-isolate from a disease they are responsible for fighting.
CDC Director Robert Redfield and Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, on Saturday evening disclosed plans to isolate over the next two weeks after “low-risk” contact with an infected person. A day earlier, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn began two weeks of self-quarantine after coming in contact with White House spokesperson Katie Miller, who tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday…..
The health officials moved to quarantine quickly after two coronavirus cases were confirmed in the White House this week, prompting the West Wing to install daily tests — even as Trump continues to downplay the need for testing, contradicting public health experts who say more robust test testing is needed to safely open workplaces. In addition to Miller, who attended coronavirus task force meetings, one of Trump’s valets also tested positive for the disease this week.
It was immediately unclear Saturday evening whether other task force members would isolate during the next two weeks….