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Trump Will Let This Pandemic Bring Our Country to Its Knees

We’re losing the war on coronavirus — and our country

President Donald Trump speaks during an event on protecting America’s senior citizens. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Throughout these first months of bad news about the Covid-19 pandemic, I’ve held out hope we would rise to the occasion and get a grip on the epidemic. Other countries have done it. Why not us? But April was the month I gave up that hope. Yes, the number of hospitalizations…

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Gregg Gonsalves

Gregg Gonsalves

Gregg Gonsalves is an Assistant Professor in the Department of the Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at Yale School of Public Health.

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