US senators and staff listen to Robert Redfield, director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, as he speaks remotely during a Senate committee hearing. Photo: Reuters
US senators and staff listen to Robert Redfield, director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, as he speaks remotely during a Senate committee hearing. Photo: Reuters

US CDC had ‘very good interaction’ with China after coronavirus outbreak, says director Robert Redfield

  • Top US health official says colleagues connected with Beijing two days after Chinese health authorities first notified WHO of ‘a cluster of cases of pneumonia’
  • Discussions took place ‘at a scientific level’ as early as January 2, Redfield testifies to US lawmakers

US senators and staff listen to Robert Redfield, director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, as he speaks remotely during a Senate committee hearing. Photo: Reuters
US senators and staff listen to Robert Redfield, director of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, as he speaks remotely during a Senate committee hearing. Photo: Reuters
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