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Jun 23, 2020 9:22 PM
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On April 24, the President signed the PPP/HCE Act, which gave the administration $14 billion in discretionary funds to research, develop, validate, manufacture, purchase, administer, and expand capacity for COVID-19 testing.

Wonder whether it has done anything with those funds?


HHS has not dispersed its $8 billion.

CDC, has not spent must of its $4 billion.

CDC could not produce a test that worked. Now it can’t even pay for tests by others that do work.


“Just a fraction of the $2 billion Congress set aside to cover testing for uninsured Americans has been spent …”

https://www.healthcaredive.com/news/trump-admin-sitting-on-14b-for-testing-tracing-democratic-senators-say/580244/