A representative of the US vice president denied media reports about his self-isolation :: Politics :: RBC

US Vice President Michael Pence did not go into isolation after being infected with coronavirus by his spokeswoman Katie Miller. This was announced by the official representative of Vice President Devin O’Malley, reports CNN.

“Vice President Pence will continue to follow the advice of the White House Medical Services and is not in quarantine. In addition, Vice President Pence plans to attend tomorrow. [в понедельник] in the White House, ”said the representative of Pence.

According to O’Malley, the US Vice President is tested daily to identify a new coronavirus that has shown a negative result.

The fact that Pence left for self-isolation, was reported on the eve by Bloomberg, citing sources.

Katie Miller is the wife of Stephen Miller, an adviser to US President Donald Trump. She contracted the coronavirus on May 9th. According to Trump, Miller did not contact him, but was in contact with Pence.

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In late April, while visiting a clinic in Minnesota, Mike Pence refused to wear a medical mask so as not to become infected with a coronavirus. Journalists present next to him asked Pence why he did not use the mask, unlike the officials who accompanied him. To which the US vice president replied that he was not sick with a coronavirus and confirmed that he regularly passed tests for coronavirus.

On May 10, after contact with a White House employee who confirmed the coronavirus, three members of the working group created by the White House to fight against coronavirus went to self-isolation. Among those affected are Robert Redfield, head of the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Stephen Khan, head of the Food and Drug Administration at the US Department of Health and Human Services, and Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.

According to Johns Hopkins University, more than 1.3 million cases of coronavirus infection have been detected in the United States. More than 79 thousand people died.

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