WASHINGTON (AP) — The health care team assembled by President-elect Joe Biden points to stronger federal management of the nation’s COVID-19 response, a leading role for science and an emphasis on fair and equitable distribution of vaccines and treatments.

With Monday’s announcement of his health secretary and a half dozen other key officialsBiden is aiming to leave behind the personal dramas that erupted under President Donald Trump and return the federal response to a more methodical approach focused on achieving results by applying scientific knowledge in a transparent and disciplined manner.

But Biden doesn't yet have a tested team — just players drafted for key positions.

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