"Is this true?!": Here's the email that should've woken up the White House. - 2020-04-11
The same day President Donald Trump claimed to have the coronavirus outbreak "very much under control in this country," his top disaster response official at the Department of Health and Human Services sent an email that should have been the White House's holy-shit moment.
A New York Times investigation on Saturday reveals how, in late February, the White House's coronavirus task force had shifted to preparing for the virus' inevitable spread inside the United States.
Two days after that meeting, a task force member, HHS official Dr. Robert Kadlec, read an alarming email from a researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology about how asymptomatic cases were helping spread the virus: