The U.S. Can Fix Its COVID Testing Failures
We need more rapid results tests, and we need them now.
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Getting tested for the coronavirus has never been as easy as it should be in the U.S. We’ve seen equipment shortages, long delays for test results, and even mixed messages about who should be getting tested.
But there is a way to fix America’s inadequate testing. And experts say it could return some normalcy even before we have a reliable vaccine.
Guest: Robinson Meyer, a staff writer at the Atlantic. Read his latest story, “The Plan That Could Give Us Our Lives Back.”
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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt, and Elena Schwartz, with help from Daniel Avis.