#COVIDIOTS — because irony ain’t dead, it’s just not wearing a surgical mask.
Here is the conclusion of one of the most unhinged and bizarre rants I have ever heard Trump go on. Keep in mind this is a press briefing about a pandemic that is killing over 1,000 Americans each day right now. pic.twitter.com/3PGe9MsOQb— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) April 18, 2020
99 percent chance there’s an asymptomatic carrier in this group who has just made this space a hot zone. https://t.co/kzsVeNijl1— b-boy bouiebaisse (@jbouie) April 18, 2020
This sentence doesn't even make sense. It's just a hodgepodge of dog whistles. https://t.co/X1SoJjNllC— Elizabeth Spiers (@espiers) April 18, 2020
Coronavirus is killing far more US health workers than official data suggests— ˈdälfən™🐬 💥 🌊🇺🇸 (@DolphinDemVoter) April 18, 2020
The CDC's count of 9,200 COVID+/27 dead (taken from a tally of only 16% of #COVID cases) is likely far under the actual number of affected U.S. healthcare workers and staffhttps://t.co/blXvF24wWD
1. Contaminated tests
The failure by the CDC to quickly produce a test kit to detect the coronavirus was triggered by a glaring scientific breakdown at the CDC’s lab in Atlanta…
2. Early warning signs on flawed testing ignored
Trump administration officials continued to rely on flawed CDC tests even as many lab scientists eager to help grew increasingly alarmed and exasperated by the federal government’s actions..
3. Limited testing
The initial decision to test only a narrow set of people and delays in expanding testing to other labs gave the virus a head start to spread undetected…
4. Complicated process and paperwork
As they struggled to make the test kit work, many public health labs realized they might succeed by eliminating one of its three main chemical components. But under the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency rules, they could use the test only as it was approved…
5. Denial and dysfunction at the highest levels of government
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