US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner does not support President Donald Trump’s claim that 99% of coronavirus cases are "harmless," CNN reported.
"I'm not going to get into who is right and who is wrong," Dr. Stephen Hahn, a member of the White House COVID-19 task force, told CNN's Dana Bash on "State of the Union."
"What I'll say is that we have data in the White House task force. Those data show us that this is a serious problem. People need to take it seriously," Hahn said.
"If you don't follow local and state guidelines about what to do, if you're not following the CDC and White House task force guidelines, you are putting yourselves and you're putting your loved ones at risk," Hahn added.
During his remarks at the White House Independence Day event, Trump said that 99% of coronavirus cases "are totally harmless.