A pedestrian wearing a protective mask on the streets of San Francisco. Photo: Bloomberg

US mistakes helped coronavirus spread ‘beyond nation’s ability to detect it’, public health experts warn

  • Report in Journal of American Medical Association says limits on number of people tested and problems with equipment hampered fight against Covid-19
  • White House has been on the defensive over its handling of the epidemic after accusing China of leaving it ‘behind the curve’
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask on the streets of San Francisco. Photo: Bloomberg
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