WASHINGTON — Federal officials on Tuesday called for a team of Americans to be allowed to enter China and assist with the local response to the novel coronavirus outbreak there, an offer that U.S. officials say the Chinese government has not yet authorized since it was first extended three weeks ago.

A group of U.S. public health workers and scientific researchers is standing by to travel to China, according to health secretary Alex Azar, who said he and other officials have reiterated the offer twice to the Chinese government: once to the country’s health minister and again at a World Health Organization meeting in Beijing. 

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  • Really don’t need help unless US is sending real scientist not lobbyist. LOL 🤭 if want to help l, send material help is sufficient as already enough hands. Please prepare some dlcredentials of the Medical degree type, not those PhD in Political Science. Those are useless conspiracy Dr.

  • China hesitant to accept foreign aid is nothing new. This is how the true magnitude is swept under the rug. Typical thing in a communist country. And what about US health workers and researchers becoming carriers – and bringing the disease to home turf? Any notion of thoughts that one is immune are false.

    • Obviously, any researchers would be tested and quarantined upon return. Hysteria isn’t helpful.

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