US President-elect Joe Biden set out COVID-19 goals for his first 100 days in office [Kevin Lamarque/ Reuters]
United States President-elect Joe Biden outlined his top goals for addressing the coronavirus pandemic in the first 100 days of his presidency as he introduced his nominees for key health positions in his administration.
Speaking from his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, President-elect Biden said his top goals, developed with US infectious disease scientist Dr Anthony Fauci, involve distributing vaccines, reopening schools and requiring mask-wearing “where possible”.
Biden announced he will pick California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to be secretary of health and designated former Obama Economic Adviser Jeff Zients as the White House coronavirus coordinator.
“We did not get into this mess quickly. We’re