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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Sunday urged Americans to continue their fight against the coronavirus by social distancing and wearing masks, while cautioning that it wasn’t easy for many to follow the health guidelines.
On NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Azar said that the people of the country have endured many challenges in the fight against the highly contagious virus and pleaded with them to continue their efforts.
“We’re seeing mitigation fatigue right now and, you know, I just hope that — we have so much promise in the weeks and months ahead, next generation therapeutics, safe and effective vaccines,” he said.
He continued: “My message to the American people, please practice those three W’s: Wash your hands, watch your distance, wear your face coverings when you can’t watch your distance … Be mindful of those indoor household gatherings. Just because you’re related to someone or friends with someone doesn’t mean you can’t transmit or get transmitted to.”
TODAY: @ChuckTodd presses @SecAzar on the Trump campaign’s decision to hold large events despite a nationwide surge in coronavirus cases. #MTP
Todd: “Why is that message so difficult for the president?”
Azar: “I think it is a difficult message …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics