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Fauci Says Virus Testing Is Too Slow While Trump Calls It the ‘Best Ever’

  • Top infectious disease official and Trump speak in interviews
  • The two men offered conflicting visions of testing, pandemic
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We Need to Do Better on Virus Testing, Fauci Says

The U.S. needs to improve its coronavirus testing to deliver results within two days, said Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official, hours after President Donald Trump boasted that U.S. testing is the “best ever.”

“We need to do better,” Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Wednesday about testing in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s David Westin. “No excuses. It needs to be done.”