Coronavirus USA Updates: FDA head self-quarantines after exposure reportedly to Pence aid

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Coronavirus USA Updates: FDA head self-quarantines after exposure reportedly to Pence aid
Coronavirus USA Updates: FDA head self-quarantines after exposure reportedly to Pence aid

Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn will self-quarantine for 14 days after he came into contact with an individual who tested positive for COVID-19, a statement from the FDA confirmed.

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“As Dr. Hahn wrote in a note to staff yesterday, he recently came into contact with an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19. Per CDC guidelines, he is now in self-quarantine for the next two weeks. He immediately took a diagnostic test and tested negative for the virus,” the statement read.

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Hahn is believed to have come into contact with Vice President Pence’s top spokesperson Katie Miller, who tested positive for COVID-19, reported Politico.

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The FDA did not confirm whether Miller was the individual with whom Hahn came into contact.

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