Doug Bedell — December 20, 2021, 4:43 pm

U.S. Representative/Physician Calls for ‘Rapid coronavirus tests to anyone who wants one’


A Washington Post opinion piece by Kim Schrier, a Democrat and a physician who represents Wahington’s 8th Congressional District in the U.S. House, argues that the U.S. “ought to be providing inexpensive — or, even better, free — rapid coronavirus tests to anyone who wants one…

“Yet almost two years into the pandemic, we are failing…

“As a pediatrician, I was awed by the development and rollout of several safe and highly effective coronavirus vaccines in less than a year. Vaccines are a crucial tool in fighting this pandemic — and the federal government, smartly, partnered with private industry to financially support and thereby accelerate the clinical trials, manufacturing and distribution of these vaccines.

“Testing has been a whole other matter…”

Read on to learn the reasons for Dr. Schrier’s concerns.

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