On today’s episode of COVID in 19, Scott Immergut of Ricochet and Avik Roy of FREOPP talk about Joe Biden’s claim that Trump is responsible for all 200,000 COVID deaths in America. Also, how should we think about COVID’s impact on different ethnic groups? And how would the rollout of a vaccine actually work?

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Published in: Domestic Policy, Healthcare

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  1. Stephen Richter Member
    Stephen Richter

    you cannot fault NY and NJ for having the most Covid deaths.  For months there have been a minimal number of cases and deaths it that area.  They must be doing something right there.  Granted, large swaths of the economy have been shutdown.

    Question I have, just theoretically speaking, would a hard shutdown of the country, everyone stay home for 2 weeks, 1 month, would that eradicate the virus from circulation?


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  2. Stephen Richter Member
    Stephen Richter

    good to hear criticism of Trump on health care.  And yes, the blame does lie with republican policy people who are not advancing solid plans and ideas.  If Trump is not on board with WH health care policy proposals, either convince him your ideas work better or resign so that Trump can be served by those in tune with his instincts.  Clearly, a lot of voters, many democrat, want health care that is paid for by government.


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  3. Stephen Richter Member
    Stephen Richter

    I do not understand why republican covid wonks are not pushing the paper, at home, antigen covid test. Such a test is low cost, gives immediate results and is specific in terms of whether a person is actively virus contagious.  Which seems ideal as a test that can be given when a person enters a school or office building. 

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