With about a thousand people dying from COVID-19 every day, the U.S. still has the worst outbreak in the world with nearly a quarter of all coronavirus cases.
But the number is on the decline. And that could be welcome news for President Trump who has come under fire for his handling of the pandemic.
- William Haseltine is the chair and president of ACCESS Health International and the author of “A Family Guide to Covid.”
- Stanley Perlman is a professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Iowa.
- Georges Benjamin heads the American Public Health Association.
- Joseph Williams is senior news editor at U.S. News and World Report.
California will not abide by new guidelines from the CDC that do not recommend Covid-19 testing for those without symptoms, Gov. Gavin Newsom says https://t.co/CFKIa1DCWV
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The White House announced a $750 million deal to purchase 150 million rapid COVID-19 tests from Abbott Laboratories.
The Trump administration has been under pressure to increase testing, which experts say is crucial to re-opening schools and workplaces. https://t.co/DiR4mg8A8L
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