A nurse holds a Covid-19 testing kit at a drive-through station at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo: AP A nurse holds a Covid-19 testing kit at a drive-through station at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo: AP
A nurse holds a Covid-19 testing kit at a drive-through station at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: testing in US accelerates as companies step in where government failed

  • Washington finally cuts red tape, increases reliance on private labs and improves coordination between regulators, doctors and hospitals
  • The new sense of urgency follows weeks of denials by President Donald Trump that the virus was a significant threat

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A nurse holds a Covid-19 testing kit at a drive-through station at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo: AP A nurse holds a Covid-19 testing kit at a drive-through station at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo: AP
A nurse holds a Covid-19 testing kit at a drive-through station at a hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan. Photo: AP
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