Biden introduces nominees for health team

President-elect Joe Biden introduced key members of his health team, who will play crucial roles as the nation confronts a spike in coronavirus infections and prepares for distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. Mr. Biden nominated California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to helm the Department of Health and Human Services.

In addition to Becerra, the president-elect has picked:
• Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General
• Dr. Rochelle Walensky for director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
• Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith for COVID-19 Equity Task Force chair
• Dr. Anthony Fauci as chief medical adviser on COVID-19 to the president-elect (Fauci will also continue his role as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases)
• Jeff Zients for coordinator of the COVID-19 response and counselor to the president
• Natalie Quillian for deputy coordinator of the COVID-19 response

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