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Why Is America The Largest Epidemic Region In The World ?

When Covid-19 first broke out, Trump lowered the severity, saying that by April, the translation would "magically disappear".
However, at the end of March, the US became the largest epidemic area in the world and now also the deadliest in the world with more than 760,000 cases and more than 40,000 deaths.

Like many Americans, the White House did not initially recognize the severity of the problem, although from January 2, Robert Redfield, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), contacted the Council. National security to discuss the situation in China regarding a mysterious respiratory disease. 10 days later, China recorded its first death.

Like a fire on dry grasslands, nCoV quickly spread widely. The US recorded its first case on January 21. A few days later, Trump set up a special task force to combat the epidemic. However, when speaking publicly, the President and his adviser confirmed the situation was under control. He banned most entry from China in early February.
During the first two months of the year, Trump called Covid-19 warnings that could seriously affect the United States the Democratic Party and the media. 

When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the disease as a global emergency medical condition on January 30, Trump reassured people that the nCoV was "very well controlled" and predicted that bright future. The US government is so confident that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on February 7 that it transferred nearly 18 tons of masks, gowns and other medical supplies to China for assistance.

Trump began to realize the severity of the problem in late February. On February 25, experts at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that nCoV is spreading rapidly in the country, predicting people's lives could be "seriously" disrupted, including including school and business closures.

On February 26, Trump appointed Vice President Mike Pence to be in charge of the anti-Covid-19 task force and predicted that the number of new infections in the US would soon "fall to zero". But the real situation is completely opposite. In early March, the US recorded more than 1,000 infections. WHO declared Covid-19 a pandemic. Stock market plummeted, even to suspend trading for 15 minutes on 9/3.

In mid-March, when the Royal University of London published a report with the conclusion that if unrestrained, Covid-19 could cause 2.2 million deaths in the United States, Trump and his aide just started taking strong measures. . On March 13, nearly 6 weeks after the WHO declared a global emergency, Trump declared a national emergency . Three days later, the government recommended "community separation" nationwide. At that time, more than 2,200 people in the country were infected with the virus, nearly 50 died.
"We have wasted two months," said Kathleen Sebelius, former US Secretary of Health and Human Services under Obama.
The government sent tens of thousands of masks, gloves and robes from the national stockpile to Washington state, where the first outbreak of the disease hit. However, local authorities said the amount of this material is not enough and some are out of date. By the end of March, New York had become the center of the epidemic, the hospital was overcrowded, doctors were lacking in protective gear, combat corpses were set up and Governor Andrew Cuomo repeatedly complained about the lack of equipment. breath. 

Experts say that the subjectivity, combined with the desire to preserve the economy, has made Trump drastically slow against the epidemic, resulting in them being the largest epidemic region in the world. However, one of the factors influencing his decision was that the confidants did not explicitly warn about the severity of the disease.
Although the nCoV issue was raised in several intelligence meetings in January, Trump was not fully informed of the threat, until U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar phoned for updates. Figure 18/1, while the President is at the Mar-a-Lago resort, Florida. White House officials said Trump did not fully grasp the Covid-19 threat level in part because Azar, who disagreed with some of the President's close advisers, did not convey the issue well.
While the Department of Health and Human Services and Congress were eager to make an anti-epidemic proposal, none of them convinced Trump to urgently respond. 

The January 29 memorandum of White House senior adviser Peter Navarro correctly predicted some of the challenges the United States faced from Covid-19. However, Navarro was considered "hawkish" by other White House people for China, so his warning was ignored and not reached the President.

On February 26, when he began to realize the severity of the disease, Trump did not sleep during the 18-hour flight from India to the United States, but spent the time watching the rushed news about the disease. A few minutes after landing, Trump decided to preside over a press conference about Covid-19, although the White House previously announced Vice President Pence would be in charge of the event. Since then, Trump has almost always stood on a podium at daily press conferences about Covid-19.

Trump in recent days seems to be seeking to blame WHO. Although many sides oppose Trump's budget cut for WHO, many people have doubts about his handling of the organization.
Taiwan warned WHO on December 31, 2019, about the possibility of Covid-19 being transmitted from person to person but WHO did not seem to mind. On January 20, mainland China admitted the virus spread from person to person but until January 30 the WHO declared a state of emergency.

WHO has been criticized for being too "gullible" for data from China. The White House's Covid-19 reaction team coordinator Deborah Birx two weeks ago said that the information China provided led the world to mistakenly believe that nCoV could be easier to control than it actually is.

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