John Oliver breaks down all the things that went wrong with coronavirus testing

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John Oliver breaks down all the things that went wrong with coronavirus testing

John Oliver has now focused on the coronavirus in six episodes of Last Week Tonight. And given the continuing spread of the pandemic — the U.S. death toll recently surpassed that of the Vietnam War — it seems likely that it’ll remain a focus for some weeks to come.

The host has previously spoken about Donald Trump’s response to COVID-19 as well as the right-wing reaction to the pandemic, but on Sunday night he switched his focus to testing. And, specifically, all the ways the U.S. government has approached it (or not) — from mixed messages and misinformation to a strategy that’s been marred by a slow response and a lack of tests. Read more…

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