Stories tagged: "coronavirus testing"


Motorists line up at a coronavirus testing site at Dodger Stadium Monday, June 29, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Only 17 States and D.C. Are Testing at the Level Needed to Stop COVID-19

A new analysis released by the Harvard Global Health Institute and NPR found the level of testing in many states is not adequate enough to curb coronavirus.

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Trump Is Pulling Money From COVID-19 Testing Sites in 5 States as Cases Explode

“We know there are people who are sick and not getting tested. The more testing we have in the community, the better.”

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States Still Fighting With the Trump Administration for Coronavirus Supplies

The Trump Administration wants states to conduct "robust" testing. There's just one problem: They're hoarding the supplies.

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden pauses during a roundtable on economic reopening with community members, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Inside Joe Biden’s Ambitious Plan to Reopen the Economy

Biden’s plan would include federally-funded testing and PPE for all workers called back to their jobs, guaranteed paid sick leave for workers affected by COVID-19, and the creation of a contact tracing jobs program of at least 100,000 workers.

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Trump Administration to States: Testing Is on You

The plan also says that existing testing capacity is sufficient to contain the outbreak so long as tests are distributed properly, even though leading epidemiologists have argued otherwise.

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Two States Meet None of the Reopening Criteria From the White House. One Is Michigan.

Raymond James, a major investment bank, found Michigan to meet none of the White House’s criteria to re-engage a state economy.

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U.S. Needs to Conduct 20 Million Coronavirus Tests a Day Before Reopening, Harvard Researchers Say

The new report comes just a day before health officials confirmed that two people died with the coronavirus weeks before the first reported death, thus underscoring the need for widespread testing.