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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Wed May 13, 2020, 01:07 AM

6. I think this is missing a really important piece of the puzzle.

The plan was never to social distance the virus out of existence. It was to provide time for two reasons. One was to lessen the impact on our medical infrastructure. That seems to have worked. The other piece, however, is about more than testing. It was about constructing a system of testing, tracing, and tracking. We're making some progress on testing, but not enough. We also don't have a coordinated system of tracing and tracking.

I know some states are doing what that can, but unless we're going to close the borders between states, this needs to be coordinated at the federal level. Without those systems in place, we'll never get ahead of this thing, and that's entirely on Trump.

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