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Sat May 9, 2020, 07:54 PM

Melinda Gates: US coronavirus response 'lacking leadership at the federal level'

Philanthropist Melinda Gates on Thursday sharply criticized the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak, telling Yahoo Finance that the country is “lacking leadership at the federal level” and as a result has endured unnecessary deaths and economic pain.

“It's highly distressing and disappointing,” says Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which she said has donated $300 million to organizations involved in the coronavirus response.

“To have 50 state-grown solutions is inefficient, it makes no sense, and it's costing people their lives,” she adds.

Donald Trump said on Tuesday “there’ll be more death” as states lift stay-at-home measures but has urged a path toward reopening the economy in order to blunt job loss and other damaging effects caused by the mandates.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-coronavirus-response-lacks-leadership-at-the-federal-level-melinda-gates-151610533.html

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Sat May 9, 2020, 09:58 PM

1. Donnie Exotic the Failure King.

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Sun May 10, 2020, 12:03 AM

2. Note to Ms GATES: It's O.K. to name SHITLER, more p.r. punch to your message!1

And sincere thanks for all the GATES philanthropy and general contributions otherwise!







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Sat May 16, 2020, 04:58 PM

3. "FDA suspends Gates-backed at-home COVID-19 testing program"

https://www.democraticunderground.com/10142495155

Source: Reuters

An at-home coronavirus testing project in Seattle backed in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said on Saturday it was working with U.S. regulators to resume the program after being suspended by the Food and Drug Administration.

The Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN), which aims to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus in the region, had said it was suspending its testing of patient samples collected at home after the Food and Drug Administration tightened guidelines to require emergency approval first.

“The FDA has not raised any concerns regarding the safety and accuracy of SCAN’s test, but we have been asked to pause testing until we receive that additional authorization,” SCAN said.

Separately, the FDA on Saturday approved a standalone at-home sample collection kit for Everlywell Inc, a health and wellness company, which launched its kit in March.


Any bets that "Everlywell Inc." is a friend-of-a-friend of the mob family that has taken over the US executive branch?


Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-tests/fda-suspends-gates-backed-at-home-covid-19-testing-program-idUSKBN22S0QA

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