Big commercial labs given priority for coronavirus testing equipment by feds

(CNN)President Donald Trump said Monday that he is confident the US is conducting enough coronavirus testing to begin rebooting the economy, declaring at the White House press briefing that “testing is not going to be a problem at all.” More than three months after the US confirmed its first coronavirus case, hospital and academic labs around the country said they’re still scrambling to find key supplies, from swabs to collect patient samples to protective gear for the medical workers taking the samples to the sensitive chemical reagents necessary to process…

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