Pompeo called the US a “world leader” in the fight against COVID-19

The US is the world leader in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo is confident.

“Of course, the US remains the leader in fighting the global pandemic. There is no doubt that the US has been and will remain a world leader when it comes to not only the global pandemic but also the global infrastructure of the health system and institutions,” the US Secretary of state said at a briefing on Wednesday.

Earlier, President Donald Trump also stated that the US is a world leader in the fight against the pandemic, pointing to the achievements of the States in testing and treating COVID-19. The President of America also announced that “the United States has become the king of ventilators” and is producing equipment in volumes that exceed their needs.

The United States ranks first in the number of cases and deaths from coronavirus in the world. According to Johns Hopkins University, which summarizes data on the situation with the spread of the virus, the number of cases in the United States exceeded 3 million, 131,594 people died. The second place today is occupied by Brazil, where more than 1.6 million people, including the President, have fallen ill.