Tag: coronavirus response
So far, the US government's response to coronavirus is a combination of aggressive, decisive, empathetic and pro-American. This is based on the official data collected as of date today (April 12, 2020).
President Trump, who leads and ultimately decides what to carry out, with the help of his Coronavirus Task Force and Vice President Mike Pence, has been giving the American people daily updates through briefings and television appearances.
So far, the actions taken are the following:
1.) RESTRICTING TRAVEL FROM IMPACTED AREAS: President Donald J. Trump is taking further action to curb the spread of the coronavirus to the United States from other countries.
2.) LOOKING OUT FOR AMERICAN BUSINESSES AND WORKERS: President Donald J. Trump is committed to protecting American businesses and workers from the impacts of coronavirus.
3.) LEADING AN AGGRESSIVE, WHOLE-OF-GOVERNMENT APPROACH: President Trump has taken unprecedented steps to protect the health of Americans in response to the coronavirus.
With all of these undertakings, of course, there would always be criticism from the opposing party. However, it is a consensus that most Americans do not need those right now. Most Americans want to hear messages of hope and caring for each other. Especially today, as the world celebrates Easter, Americans should always keep the faith and the thought that Jesus has risen, offering the best gift for humanity.
There are also numerous others who appreciate what the President is doing for the country like actor Dennis Quaid who praised President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and broke with many in Hollywood by calling on the country to rally behind the government during this historically difficult time, as we all should be.
Despite my criticisms, I have generally felt that our public health officials have done a reasonable job. I’d give them something in the C+ to B range. This grade does not include the colossal testing failure, which I suspect was thanks to bureaucrats who we may discover are not public health people at all. But there is another major test that has been failed, and this one is squarely in the laps of our ‘expert’ health officials.
This failure concerns masks.
We have known for a very, very, very long time that masks have great potential to curb the spread … continue reading...