Why Testing Improvements Are So Critical

With improvements in testing life could get closer to normal

Andy Slavitt
Medium Coronavirus Blog
4 min readAug 10, 2020


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It’s time to talk about testing again. Everyone thinks we are doing it badly and we are. Until we do better we are not going to be close to back to normal.

We need tests for three different purposes:

  • Confirming people are sick