Gamzu to be Covid-19 chief as Barbash declines

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Jul 23, 2020 | News | Jerusalem & Area
Gamzu to be Covid-19 chief as Barbash declines

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Minister of Health Yuli Edelstein have decided to appoint Ichilov Hospital CEO Prof. Ronni Gamzu as the head of the new task force to combat Covid-19.

The appointment comes after Prof. Gabi Barbash declined the post due to disagreements about the powers he would have. Edelstein insisted that the new head of the task force be answerable to him while Barbash wanted to report to the Knesset Coronavirus Committee.

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