10 STATES are currently ignoring excellent stay-in-place recommendations from Dr. Fauci and Dr. Brix. President Trump is encouraging states to ignore recommendations supported by the vast majority of physicians in current practice.
These actions make it very likely we will be having a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic in the fall and winter.
Most of the states revolting against Public Health standards are already seeing coronavirus flare-ups. Unfortunately, 3 of them border on my state. Fortunately, our Governor just extended the stay-at-home period for North Carolina in spite of the fact that our rate of infection and the number of deaths is relatively low.
Testing and contact tracking are absolutely required before re-opening states. The federal government has totally ignored its responsibility to set up a national COVID-19 test program and provide supplies and staff to all 50 states and the District of Columbia.