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E. Wetzler, Epidemiologist, USA, Expert analysis

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“One of the things I am really concerned about in the US as professional and an epidemiologist has been the lack of testing”, Erica Wetzler post-graduate student London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, U. of London reflects on the situation in Seattle, 22 March. “We have a simple message to all countries – test, test, test,” said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus World Health Organization Director General, 13 March. Erica’s was fear the USA would be able to ‘flatten the curve down’ because of the lack of testing. On 31 March 2020 over 24,000 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the USA. Cov360.com

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