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Biden Outlines Plan To Restart Economy, Including Testing Every Worker : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR

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Updated at 6:25 p.m. ET

“Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced on Thursday an expansive plan to restart the economy and protect public health during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, including federally funded testing for every worker called back on the job, guaranteed paid sick leave for workers affected by COVID-19 and a federally coordinated contact tracing workforce.”

” “Trump may have forgotten about the coronavirus, but it hasn’t forgotten about us,” Biden said at the front of a horseshoe-shaped table at a community center in West Philadelphia. “The failure to respond to the pandemic, I think the federal government has abdicated any effective leadership role.” “

Source: https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2020/06/11/875189778/biden-outlines-plan-to-reopen-economy-including-testing-every-worker

See also: https://joebiden.com/reopening/

Why Testing Is Still So Far Behind

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President Trump’s guidelines for reopening the country put the onus on governors across the nation. But many say they don’t have enough testing supplies to reopen their states.A Harvard infectious disease specialist explains why testing in the United States is still a problem. Plus, a couple share the lessons they learned from the 1918 flu pandemic. (He’s 107-years-old. She’s 100.)

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Show Notes: https://www.npr.org/2020/04/20/838556869/why-testing-is-still-so-far-behind *

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