Stories tagged: "testing"

Two women and a child wait to take a Coronavirus test at a mobile testing site at the Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Los Angeles.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Former CDC Chief: U.S. Is ‘Flying Blind’ on COVID Because of Poor Data Collection

A new report finds that the United States still doesn’t have an efficient process to report vital information that could help contain COVID-19.

In this June 25, 2020, file photo, a physician assistant prepares to collect a nasal swab sample from a patient for COVID-19 testing at Xpress Urgent Care in Tustin, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
White House Is Opposing GOP Plan to Provide $25 Billion to States for COVID Testing

These delays and the lack of adequate testing are “making people sicker, are making the outbreaks bigger, and are leading to more deaths."

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Trump Says He Ordered COVID Testing to Be Slowed Down

Nearly 120,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 and case counts are surging in several states, including Texas and Florida, both of which recorded more than 4,000 new cases on Saturday, setting new single-day records.

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Why NBA Players Can Get Tested for Coronavirus But You Can’t

A Los Angeles man whose wife died of coronavirus is now in quarantine with symptoms. He still cannot get a test.