US officials increased COVID-19 risk when they were ill-prepared to meet first batch of US evacuees from Wuhan, watchdog says

US officials increased COVID-19 risk when they were ill-prepared to meet first batch of US evacuees from Wuhan, watchdog says

January 29, 2021 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Summary List PlacementUS health officials increased the risk of the coronavirus spreading in the country after they were ill-prepared to handle the first batch of American evacuees from Wuhan last January, The Washington Post reported, citing a government watchdog investigation.  The Post obtained two federal reports, which supported a whistleblower’s account that officials meeting the…