Biden unveils COVID-19 advisory board, says ‘bold action’ needed to fight virus

Written by Ken Downey Jr. for

President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris announced a 13-member COVID-19 advisory board and a seven-point plan to fight the virus.

“There is a need for bold action to fight this pandemic,” Biden said during a Monday press conference. “We are still facing a very dark winter.”

There have been more than 10.3 million reported cases of COVID-19 in the United States and more than 240,000 deaths, according to tracking by Johns Hopkins University. Texas has reported 1 million cases alone.