(CNN)First lady Melania Trump will appear in public service announcements on coronavirus set to be broadcast nationally, according to a news release sent late Wednesday afternoon from the White House. The PSAs will address the “important ways Americans can protect themselves and those most at risk” from contracting and spreading the coronavirus, according to the release. It’s not clear when the first lady’s PSA debut will occur but the announcement is the first significant sign of engagement by Melania Trump in sharing pandemic-related information, outside of 10 tweets she has posted in the past seven days on the topic. According to the White House, the Covid-19-related PSAs featuring Surgeon General Jerome Adams, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Dr. Deborah Birx and other unnamed “administration officials” will also be recorded and nationally broadcast. As the coronavirus pandemic challenges nearly every aspect of American life, President Donald Trump has faced lingering criticism over the slow-build of his response. So, too, has Melania Trump, who outside of Wednesday’s announcement of planned PSAs, has made infrequent and at times confusing public comments on the global crisis. Melania Trump tweets about coronavirus, but remains largely out of sight on the crisis Read More On Monday, the first… Read full this story
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