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Amid coronavirus response, HHS email system crashed
Azar: There’s a coronavirus test surplus in the US
Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar and Dr. Deborah Birx all say there are millions of coronavirus tests available in the U.S.
The Department of Health and Human Services' email system crashed on a Sunday in February as officials scrambled to pull a novel coronavirus funding package together.
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U.S. citizens and lawmakers have been pushing the Trump administration to send out COVID-19 test kits to the public as soon as possible, but in the middle of trying to determine how much funds will be spent and on what, the HHS email outage on Feb. 23 stretched on for much of the day, Politico reports.
HHS did not immediately respond to FOX Business' request for comment.