Covid-19 roundup: Azar openly planning Hahn ouster — report; Vulnerable populations likely to get vaccines by January
The relationship between HHS secretary Alex Azar and FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn has deteriorated to the point where Azar has suggested replacing Hahn, according to a Politico report.
Azar was angered by the FDA’s pushback of the Trump administration’s proposals for authorizing Covid-19 vaccines, so much so that he began openly floating potential replacements for Hahn. The report cited six unnamed sources that said Azar discussed bringing up Hahn’s removal to the White House.
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