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CNN OPINION DEMONSTRATES THINGS ARE CHANGING DAILY -- WE MUST STAY ALERT and VIGILANT   THERE IS MUCH AT STAKE and LET's FACE IT,   AMERICA CAN DO BETTER    Preparedness rather than federal level bickering and finger pointing -- Each Locale should have dependable contact tracing system, simple safe rapid testing, and workplace safety plans. 


Granted we are on the Left Coast and in a relatively benign locale for the coronavirus, yet his insights are real -- this is a country that denies its shortcomings and must learn from the other countries and become better prepared for the inevitable epidemics that may present themselves in the future.  FOR NOW   we must cry out to our Governors and Mayors of this Nation to insist on the proper contact tracing system to allow us to create safe workplaces and prevent additional deaths.   Dr. Jeffrey Sachs is a dependable contributor to our Institute's information and entire articles can be read on CNN Opinion:  

Why America has the world's most confirmed Covid-19 ... - CNN


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