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Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:07 PM

Vice President Pence Announces Ambassador Debbie Birx to Serve as the White House Coronavirus Respo

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/vice-president-pence-announces-ambassador-debbie-birx-serve-white-house-coronavirus-response-coordinator/

Today, Vice President Mike Pence announced the following individual to a key position on his team to combat the spread of the Coronavirus:
Ambassador Debbie Birx, to serve as the White House Coronavirus Response Coordinator.

Ambassador Birx is a world-renowned global health official and physician. She will be detailed to the Office of the Vice President and will report to Vice President Mike Pence. She will also join the Task Force led by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. She will be supported by the National Security Council staff. Dr. Birx serves as the U.S. governmentís leader for combatting HIV/AIDS globally and will continue to oversee this critical work through her able Deputy Angeli Achrekar, while bringing her interagency expertise and coordination that brought ground-breaking progress to the global HIV/AIDS pandemic to the Coronavirus response in the White House.

Ambassador Birx is a scientist, physician, and mom, with three decades of public health expertise, including virulent diseases, their vaccines, and interagency coordination. She has been utilizing the best science to change the course of the HIV pandemic and bring the pandemic under control, community by community and country by country. Her focus over three decades has been on HIV/AIDS immunology, vaccine research, and global health. She has developed and patented vaccines, including leading one of the most influential HIV vaccine trials in history. Three different Administrations across both political parties have relied on her knowledge and judgement. Ambassador Birx has previously coordinated the Army, Navy, and Air Force in their HIV/AIDS efforts and led the CDCís Division of Global HIV/AIDS, Center for Global Health, and their global implementation of the Presidentís Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief program. She has deep experience in coordinating across agencies. She has worked from the research bench to the clinic, but understands the primary focus must always be to reach the individuals most in need. She will bring her infectious disease, immunologic, vaccine research and interagency coordinating capacity to this position.


Seems to be the first thing theyíve done right

She was appointed by obama and has extensive hiv research experience

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Reply Vice President Pence Announces Ambassador Debbie Birx to Serve as the White House Coronavirus Respo (Original post)
Roland99 Feb 2020 OP
empedocles Feb 2020 #1
Zorro Feb 2020 #2
33taw Feb 2020 #3
handmade34 Feb 2020 #4
redwitch Feb 2020 #5
MFGsunny Feb 2020 #6
Watchfoxheadexplodes Feb 2020 #7
Girard442 Feb 2020 #8
patricia92243 Feb 2020 #9

Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:09 PM

1. Rare 'white swan' event in trump administration?

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:10 PM

2. I smell a setup

She'll probably be starved of resources, then get the blame along with Obama for this administration's lack of preparedness.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:11 PM

3. I sure would not want to take a position in the White House right now.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:11 PM

4. so Ambassador Debbie Birx is in

Pence can go back to doing whatever Pence does

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Response to handmade34 (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:13 PM

5. He does nothing.

Except gaze adoringly at Moron in Chief.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:14 PM

6. Very good first step after MF45's disgusting narcissistic lies last evening.

Imagine THAT having to rely on someone that had been appointed by Obama in the first place re:HIV issues. Must be frying MF45's goat!

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:15 PM

7. Pence replaces himself as Trump's bus victim

That is all

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:18 PM

8. The first thing that Birx should do is to make a speech...

...detailing what we know right now, along with likely consequences and possible strategies. No sugarcoating. If Trump is going to fire her for being truthful, better we know it now instead of months from now.

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Response to Roland99 (Original post)

Thu Feb 27, 2020, 01:52 PM

9. Trumps staff does good - then he steps in and it turns to mayhem.

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