Facing the Reality of Covid-19 is Less Scary Than Wishful Thinking

Donald Trump continues to deceive his followers with false hope — “a vaccine before you know it” is his latest ruse

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The happy talk from the White House is hurting Americans who are being led to expect miracles, like a vaccine by Fall, rather than face the challenges head on…




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Andy Slavitt

Andy Slavitt

Former Medicare, Medicaid & ACA head for Pres. Barack Obama. https://twitter.com/ASlavitt

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