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Biden Kept His Promise to Increase Covid-Testing Capacity, Even as Demand for Testing Drops

Promise: “Double the number of drive-through testing sites, invest in next-generation testing, including at home tests and instant tests, so we can scale up our testing capacity by orders of magnitude.” Before vaccinations were widely available, covid-19 tests were considered one of the few tools to help control the spread of the coronavirus. That’s why then-candidate Joe Biden promised during the 2020 presidential campaign to boost the United States’ testing capacity as one way he would “beat covid-19.” Specifically, Biden’s campaign website promised that, if elected, he would “double the number of drive-through testing ...

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