Covid-19: Trump's "distraction" by the 2020 election led to thousands of deaths, says pandemic response adviser

Owen Dyer
2021 The BMJ (British Medical Journal)  
Deborah Birx, who was the White House coronavirus response coordinator under President Donald Trump, has told a congressional inquiry that at least 129 000 lives could have been saved if his administration had provided adequate testing and properly communicated the gravity of the situation to the public.
doi:10.1136/bmj.n2636 pmid:34711587 fatcat:v7zd4i352fbbtkcv6c35pzzzq4