Biden Appoints Lebanese Doctor for Covid-19 Response

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Biden Appoints Lebanese Doctor for Covid-19 Response

President-Elect Joe Biden on Wednesday has appointed a Lebanese doctor as the White House national Covid-19 vaccinations coordinator.

Bechara Choucair, a Kaiser Permanente executive was selected to be the nation's Covid-19 vaccine coordinator. Choucair, a family physician who previously served as Chicago's public health commissioner, has specialized in boosting health care access as chief health officer for Kaiser Permanente, the nation's largest integrated health care delivery system.

Choucair will be Biden's point person for expediting vaccine delivery and coordinating with state and local officials.

Source: Kataeb.org