“I am a scientist, a doctor, and a public health worker for our country,” said Wallenski. “Sincere and reasonable questions have come to me, and as long as I am able to help answer them, I am happy to answer them.”
Key Republican leaders have been open about their plans to scrutinize everything from the origins of covid-19 to federal funding to support research done at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Warenski’s agency is high on the party’s list of oversight priorities. House Republicans deeply skeptical of national scientists coerce testimony and obtain documents for first time since pandemic began Have power immediately.
Wednesday marked the second anniversary of President Biden’s election of Warenski, a widely respected infectious disease expert, to head the nation’s public health agency.