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 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

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
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 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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