Mr. Trump `retorted` experts about America’s Covid-19 testing capacity

Mr. Trump `retorted` experts about America's Covid-19 testing capacity 0

(Dan Tri) – US President Donald Trump disagrees with the opinion of the country’s leading epidemiologist that the US needs to significantly increase Covid-19 testing capacity before reopening.

US President Donald Trump and expert Anthony Fauci (Photo: Getty)

In an interview with the Times on April 23, leading US epidemiologist Anthony Fauci, Director of the US National Institute of Allergy and Epidemiology, said: `We need to sharply increase not only the number of tests but

During the press conference the same day, President Trump immediately rejected Mr. Fauci’s opinion.

Mr. Trump repeatedly affirmed that the US has outstanding capacity in performing Covid-19 tests and is qualified to reopen the economy.

The controversy over America’s testing capacity takes place in the context that some states in the US have begun to relax restrictions to partially open the economy despite warnings from experts.

Mr. Fauci hopes that the US will eventually reach that testing capacity as testing capacity is improving over time.

Mr. Fauci is one of the familiar faces in the Covid-19 pandemic response team in the US.

Minh PhuongAccording to AFP

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