A health care worker takes down a patient’s information at a Covid-19 testing site in Houston on Wednesday. Photo: AP

US cuts funding for coronavirus testing in five states amid spike in cases

  • Trump administration defends move to cut support for sites in Texas, New Jersey, Colorado and Pennsylvania
  • President has said he asked for testing to be slowed down, even as health officials denied receiving orders to do so
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health care worker takes down a patient’s information at a Covid-19 testing site in Houston on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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