The Federal Government’s Role In The Response To Coronavirus

VIRUS OUTBREAK NEW YORK
A laboratory technician prepares COVID-19 patient samples for semi-automatic testing at Northwell Health Labs, 3/11/2020, in Lake Success, N.Y. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved faster testing protocols as the viral outbreak continues to spread worldwide. John Minchillo / ASSOCIATED PRESS
VIRUS OUTBREAK NEW YORK
A laboratory technician prepares COVID-19 patient samples for semi-automatic testing at Northwell Health Labs, 3/11/2020, in Lake Success, N.Y. The US Food and Drug Administration has approved faster testing protocols as the viral outbreak continues to spread worldwide. John Minchillo / ASSOCIATED PRESS

The Federal Government’s Role In The Response To Coronavirus

The federal government’s actions, or lack thereof, on curbing the spread of coronavirus in the U.S. during its early stages will impact the nation as a whole as local entities move forward to address the growing threat.

Reset sits down with a New York Times correspondent whose recent piece explores the issue.

GUEST: Dr. Sheri Fink, New York Times correspondent