2020-04-23 12:16:11

Infectious Disease Expert Warns Against Reopening States Too Soon


Despite strong objections of public health officials, governors in the states of Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina still plan to reopen parks, beaches, and nonessential businesses.


Even Trump reversed his support. Increased testing is critical for the whole country. But where are the tests? Democracy Now! looks at the path ahead with Dr. Syra Madad, infectious disease specialist and special pathogens expert, who was recently featured in the Netflix docuseries “Pandemic.”



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