U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Clark spoke with Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the state of the pandemic and the COVID-19 vaccine development.
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In total, the U.S. has seen more than 13.7 million confirmed coronavirus cases and more than 270,000 COVID-related deaths, according to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.
A surge of new cases in recent weeks has raised questions about what additional COVID-19 precautions may be needed. Redfield’s interview follows news on Wednesday that British officials authorized a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use.