Alex Azar HHS Secretary facing congressional committee In an apparent effort to speed up the availability of tests, HHS Secretary Alex Azar in August revoked the FDA's authority to check new COVID tests for quality and accuracy.

As health care guidance related to the COVID pandemic becomes evermore politicized, key federal government officials are finding themselves under the microscope. The latest is Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for allegedly hampering the FDA's ability to ensure accuracy and quality of COVID tests.

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is director, content analytics for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.