COVID is smashing records and HHS Secretary Becerra is missing in action

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This week as President Biden seemed to abandon all pretense of having a plan to address COVID-19, some are wondering whether a Silver Alert needs to be issued for Health & Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra.

Americans haven’t seen Becerra at a single White House COVID briefing.  They haven’t seen him at NIH events.  Unlike his predecessor Alex Azar, he doesn’t hold regular press briefings or take questions.  

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He seems to be absent from the biggest public health crises of our time, leading some to ask if he, like Secretary Buttigieg, went on paternity leave, too?  

Congresswoman Kat Cammack, R-Fla., pointed out this week that on the major issues we have been facing as Americans, the HHS secretary has been MIA. 

As Americans bemoan the inaccessibility of testing for COVID, the restrictions on monoclonal antibody treatments, the risk of infection from untested border crossers, and the surge in deadly fentanyl crossing our now open borders, Becerra has offered no solutions.

As Americans bemoan the inaccessibility of testing for COVID, the restrictions on monoclonal antibody treatments, the risk of infection from untested border crossers, and the surge in deadly fentanyl crossing our now open borders, Becerra has offered no solutions.

“This has definitely

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