Trump asked for fewer Covid-19 tests. Now the CDC is recommending less testing. - 2020-08-26

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F0.png Trump asked for fewer Covid-19 tests. Now the CDC is recommending less testing. August 26, 2020, German Lopez, Vox

A couple of months ago, President Donald Trump said he told federal officials to "slow the testing down, please."

Now the Trump administration is taking a step that would, in effect, slow down testing.

On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its testing guidelines to no longer recommend people get tested even when they've come into close contact with someone who's infected.

Wikipedia cite:
{{cite news | first = German | last = Lopez | title = Trump asked for fewer Covid-19 tests. Now the CDC is recommending less testing. | url = https://www.vox.com/2020/8/26/21403000/trump-covid-coronavirus-testing-cdc-hhs | work = Vox | date = August 26, 2020 | accessdate = August 28, 2020 }}