When you count to five on your hand, do you start with your thumb or pointer finger?
Independent1: Mr. Azar was at his home in suburban Washington, on Friday, Jan. 3, when Dr. Robert R. Redfield, the C.D.C.’s director, called to tell him China had potentially discovered a new coronavirus. Mr. Azar, a former pharmaceutical executive who helped manage the response to earlier SARS and anthrax outbreaks, told his chief of staff to make sure that the National Security Council was aware. This is a very big deal, Mr. Azar told him. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/07/us/politics/trump-coronavirus.html