Former Vice President Joe Biden urged governors on Tuesday to “listen to Dr. Fauci” as they reopen their states’ economies while the coronavirus continues to spread.
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading infectious disease specialist and a key member of President Donald Trump’s White House coronavirus task force, is expected to publicly warn states Tuesday that prematurely reopening their economies will cause “needless suffering and death.”
Trump has been urging states to reopen businesses to prop up the U.S. economy, which has been ravaged by the pandemic.
Biden, the 2020 apparent Democratic nominee, said that if he were president now, he would advise governors to heed Fauci’s warnings in their plans.
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