Disparities in Covid-19 Testing Are Highly Problematic

Long wait times and backlogs are crippling the U.S. response

Despite the fact that the United States is in its sixth month of dealing with the coronavirus pandemic (and other countries began combatting the virus months before that), the country is still dealing with testing backlogs. In some cases, people are waiting two weeks or…



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Alexandra Sifferlin

Health and science journalist. Former editor of Medium’s Covid-19 Blog and deputy editor at Elemental. TIME Magazine writer before that