Azar is headed by the Ministry of health USA from January 2018
The white house is considering the dismissal of the Minister of health and social services Alex Azar because of the situation with the epidemic of coronavirus in the country. This publication reports Politico, citing sources.
In the last week among White house officials have grown frustrated by the job hazard, including the fact that the officer fired the head of the Department of biomedical developments Rick bright.
Edition of the Wall Street Journal writes that President Donald trump was unhappy with the errors of the hazard, which in the early stages of the spread of coronavirus assured him that the virus not be a big threat for the USA.
Sources of publications suggest that in place of hazard can be assigned to the coordinator of the White house anti-COVID-19 Deborah birx or Deputy Minister Eric Hargan.
The White house deny that they consider the plan to replace Azar.
Hazard in 2005-2007, he was Deputy Minister of health and social services in the administration of George Bush, then moved to the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly and Company, where he held the position of Vice President of corporate Affairs.
The head of the Ministry of health began in January 2018.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in December 2019 in the Chinese city of Wuhan. March 11, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
As of the morning of April 26 coronavirus infection worldwide were infected 2 897 883, the number of deaths from COVID-19 reached 202 880, recovered 817 042 human.
In the United States already infected 053 939 people, of whom 53 789 died 100 721 recovered.