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U.S. Urges Restraint in Virus Testing to Preserve Masks, Gear

  • Trump declares testing going well as shortages persist in U.S.
  • Administration says it released millions of tests this month
President Trump speaks during a press briefing at the White House on March 21.
President Trump speaks during a press briefing at the White House on March 21.

Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/CNP/Bloomberg

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The Trump administration is urging Americans to go without the coronavirus test if they can, as the U.S. looks to ration scarce medical equipment for treating the rising number of infected people.