With COVID-19 in its biggest wave yet, President-elect Joe Biden’s transition team has already announced the public health professionals that will come together for his coronavirus advisory board.

The board will be co-chaired by former Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner David Kessler, and Yale University’s Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith. The additional roster members of the team include Trump whistleblower Rick Bright, Dr. Luciana Borio, a senior fellow for global health at the Council on Foreign Relations, and Dr. Zeke Emanuel, one of the architects of the Affordable Care Act and an ex-Obama health adviser.





The work of the team is already underway as CNN reports they will provide an update to Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Monday, leading to Biden delivering details of the plan to the American people.

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During the late weeks of the campaign, Biden made it clear that he would listen to scientists and medical professionals who provided advice for attacking the pandemic, a contrast to President Trump who constantly undermined the expertise of the professionals.

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