Pakistani-born Dr. Umair Shah appointed Washington's health minister

Friday, November 20, 2020

 Pakistani-born Dr. Umair Shah appointed Washington's health minister

  • The Governor of the United States of America, J. Ansley, has appointed Dr. Umair Shah, a Pakistani national, as the new Minister of State for Health.

  • According to the foreign news agency, Dr. Umair Shah will replace John Weizmann as the Minister of Health of Washington on December 21.

  • Dr. Shah has been the Executive Director of the Department of Public Health in Harris County since 2013.

  • Prior to working on Code 19, Dr. Umair Shah also worked on H1N1 influenza, Ebola and Zika.

  • Dr. Umair Shah's services were appreciated in a press conference held by Governor Ansley of Washington State.

  • In a press conference, Governor Ansley further said that the number of sick people from Corona is increasing, even today two and a half thousand cases have been reported while 23 deaths have occurred.


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