USA – Biden announces new COVID-19 task force

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday announced a new COVID-19 task force, led by former FDA Commissioner David Kessler, former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy and Yale University’s Marcella Nunez-Smith. Biden has said he plans to change the administration’s COVID-19 response through increased testing and contact tracing, additional investment in COVID-19 vaccines and treatment, mandatory wearing of face masks in public, and allowing the CDC to take a more active role in providing consistent, evidence-based guidelines, among other measures…