Infectious Disease Expert Explains Why White House Coronavirus Testing Not Smart At All
Infectious disease expert Michael Osterholm on Wednesday criticized the White House’s coronavirus testing protocol, saying it was not an example of smart testing and likening it to giving squirt guns to Secret Service agents to protect President Donald Trump.
Osterholm, the director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota, explained to CNN’s Anderson Cooper how testing for COVID-19 itself, while important, is not the end-all for slowing the spread of the contagion that has now killed almost 95,000 people nationwide.
Instead, Osterholm argued, it should be seen as part of a wider system of testing “the right person at the right time with the right result.”
“You have to understand that a test is not …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]