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Congresswoman Frankel Says The Coronavirus Is Here To Stay For 2020

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Congresswoman Lois Frankel
U.S. Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel spoke on COVID-19 during video call with the Florida LGBTQ+ Democratic Caucus.

U.S. Florida Congresswoman Lois Frankel says there won’t be a cure or vaccine for the coronavirus this year. She sits on the House’s Labor, Health and Education Sub-Committee. Frankel says she’s spent hours in committee meetings with the nation’s top health officials:

“I can just discern from what I have heard this virus is going to be with us for many many months. Whether there is a vaccine or a cure, if it’s going to happen, it’s not going to happen this year. That’s all there is to it.”

Frankel explains testing, contact tracing, and self-isolation will be vital in tamping down on the recent spike in coronavirus cases.