Alex Michael Azar II is an American politician, lawyer, pharmaceutical lobbyist and former drug company executive who is the current United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.
US President Donald Trump invoked the Defense Production Act on Friday (local times) that enables him to compel General Motors to produce more ventilators to deal with the burden caused by increased hospitalizations amid coronavirus outbreak.
The US has declared a public health emergency over the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus and said it would deny entry to any foreign nationals who have visited China in the past two weeks, it was reported on Saturday.
The US Food and Drug Administration has banned the sale of unauthorized flavoured cartridge-based e-cigarettes, including fruit and mint, in an attempt to reduce their use among children and youth.
The Trump administration said that it plans to bar the sale of non-tobacco-flavoured e-cigarettes in the United States following six deaths linked to vaping.