Donald trump( pictured right) and Alex Azar, 29 Jan 2018

Photo: Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian

The US administration can change the Minister of health Alex Azar on the background of the spread of coronavirus COVID-19 in the country, reports “Interfax”. This was reported by American media, citing sources familiar with the discussions on this issue in the office of the American President.

According to multiple sources editions of The Wall Street Journal and Politico, the hazard at an early stage of infection in the United States made a number of miscalculations in the fight against coronavirus. In particular, he allegedly convinced the President of Donald trump that COVID-19 poses no danger to the United States.

As possible replacements Azar discusses the White house coordinator for combating coronavirus Deborah Burks, administrator of the center for Medicaid Seema Verma and Deputy Minister of health Eric Hargan.

In the Ministry of health and social services reported that Azar “busy response to the global crisis in public health, and he has no time for Palace intrigues”.

Deputy press Secretary of the President of the United States Judd Deere in conversation with the WSJ said that the White house, this question is not discussed, and added that any plan for change of hazard no. “Any speculation about the reshuffle irresponsible and distract from our national response to COVID-19”, – he said.

According to the Johns Hopkins University, in the United States was more than 938 thousand cases COVID-19, 53.7 thousand infected died, recovered more than 100 thousand people.