Latinos in Iowa, overlooked as a political force for years in the state that kicks off the presidential race, have been getting unprecedented attention in a too-close-to-call Democratic White House nominating fight.
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