Several states are trying to increase coronavirus testing with faster methods, undeterred by less accurate but quicker readouts.
With testing delays nationwide, experts are increasingly recommending a new type of rapid test that gives less accurate results. It is imperfect, but as one expert put it, “pretty good is a lot better than none.”
The governor, who has been a leading voice among Republicans in warning of the dangers of the virus, tested positive while being screened to greet President Trump in Cleveland.
Anger at lockdowns and mask mandates provides fertile ground for arguments about the best way to fight the virus.
In Ohio, a Republican governor is facing an open revolt from members of his own party over whether to keep businesses closed.
As people resume going out in public in the middle of a pandemic, to wear or not to wear a face mask has become a personal statement and sometimes a political one.
Mike DeWine, a low-key career politician, has followed health experts’ guidance as Ohio confronts the coronavirus. His constituents are overwhelmingly appreciative.
The actions Republican and Democratic governors have taken have been done to protect families from the spread of the coronavirus.
Even as some states move to restart their economies, coronavirus hot spots are emerging, including at a state prison in Ohio.
The president’s stark departure from his message on Thursday night, when he announced guidelines for governors to reopen their states and said they would “call your own shots,” suggested he was ceding any semblance of national leadership on the pandemic.
Why did it take so long to do the right thing?
A chorus of governors from across the political spectrum is challenging the Trump administration’s assertion that the United States is well-stocked to test and care for coronavirus patients.