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Why the U.S. Wasn’t Ready for the Coronavirus

Why the U.S. Wasn’t Ready for the Coronavirus

Update: 2020-03-1179
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Developing a strategy for testing was supposed to be a relatively simple part of preparing for the coronavirus in the United States. So what went wrong? Guests: Sheri Fink, a correspondent for The Times reporting on global public health, and Dr. Helen Y. Chu, an infectious disease expert in Seattle. Dr. Chu was part of a research project that tried to conduct early tests for the coronavirus but failed to obtain state and federal support.For more information on today’s episode, visit nytimes.com/thedaily. 

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Elizabeth Burns

#DontTestDontTell

Mar 12th
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Philly Burbs

Azar was a Big Pharma Lobbyist. They wanted their own test to make money! Every Trump cabinet member is crooked. I hope u see this. They didn't have to break rules if they used the test that work.

Mar 11th
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Philly Burbs

why didn't you contact the world health organization or China Who had the test & ask them for their test?

Mar 11th
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Rebekah Baird

what is she talking about they caught it in the nick of time the boy had been in the school for almost a month spreading it!

Mar 11th
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Why the U.S. Wasn’t Ready for the Coronavirus

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