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Coronavirus testing czar: ‘Nobody’s waving the white flag’ to pandemic


Adm. Brett Giroir, assistant secretary of health and human services and a member of the administration’s coronavirus task force, tells TODAY that “we are at another critical point in the pandemic response,” adding, “it’s not just a function of testing … cases are actually going up.” He urges Americans to wear masks, avoid crowds and wash their hands, and promises, “We will have a vaccine … this will not go on forever.”