"If we don't have enough PPE for the healthcare workers on the front lines, how can we possibly have enough PPE for all of the country's teachers to take the same precautions?".
"There's no reason we can't do any of this," Azar, a former pharmaceutical lobbyist and executive, said during an event at the White House.
We have healthcare workers, they don't get infected because they take appropriate precautions.
They engage in social distancing, they wear facial covering, they use good personal hygiene.
Others at risk work in nursing homes or are employed as home health aides," the outlets reported.
Many hospitals have been overwhelmed and workers sometimes have lacked protective equipment or suffer from underlying health conditions that make them vulnerable to the highly infectious virus. »