Tag Archives: States

Why Testing Is Still So Far Behind

Screenshot…

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.)

Find and support your local public radio station.. Sign up for ‘The New Normal’ newsletter * Published: 4/20/20 2:42:00 PM *

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

Episode feed: Coronavirus Daily – https://feeds.npr.org/510355/podcast.xml

Constitutional Experts: Trump Lacks Power to ‘Open Up the States’ – FactCheck.org


Constitutional experts say President Donald Trump is wrong that he, not governors, has the power to “open up the states” where businesses were closed or residents were ordered to stay at home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.

On April 10, Trump said he would “love to open” the country by May 1 and that he is creating what he called an “Opening Our Country” task force, which will “play a role” in determining when businesses would be reopened. But, he said, “ultimately, I have to make that decision.”

Source: Constitutional Experts: Trump Lacks Power to ‘Open Up the States’ – FactCheck.org