Trump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies.
Katherine StewartMy latest for @nytopinion: "When a strong centralized response is needed from the federal government, it doesn’t help to have an administration that has never believed in a federal government serving the public good."
Katherine StewartTrump’s response to the pandemic has been haunted by the science denialism of his ultraconservative religious allies.
The minister who hosts a weekly bible study session for President Trump’s Cabinet has an opinion about the origins of the coronavirus. According to Ralph Drollinger, it’s just another form of God’s wrath in response to an increasingly progressive...
German government tries to fight off aggressive takeover bid by US, say reports
Katherine Stewart"The German health minister Jens Spahn said that a takeover of the CureVac company by the Trump administration was 'off the table'. CureVac would only develop vaccine 'for the whole world', Spahn said, 'not for individual countries'.”
Bureaucracy, equipment shortages, an unwillingness to share, and failed leadership doomed the American response to COVID-19.
Katherine StewartSouth Korea tests 20,000 ppl/day. U.S. has tested fewer than 14,000 to date. Reasons for this abject failure to protect public health include abysmal leadership, onerous regulations, & shortage of equipment