Phoenix’s Mayor says she’s been trying since April to get FEMA resources for testing, but she’s been consistently rebuffed. In FEMA’s latest response to the city, the agency actually told her it was “getting out of the testing business.”
***US COVID case fatality rate 4.6 percent*** (The death rate from seasonal flu is typically around 0.1%)
In crisis mode, with 8-hour waits for testing and 20 percent positive rates for those who test, Phoenix's mayor begged FEMA for the help with community-based testing it is providing in Houston & LA. FEMA turned her down, she said. #COVID19 #coronavirus
Phoenix has a testing crisis, and FEMA refuses to help, the mayor says