Biden on COVID Surge, Test Shortage: 'We Have to Do Better'; 'What Took So Long Is--It Didn’t Take Long at All'
President Biden on Tuesday announced his plan to expand COVID testing as omicron surges across the land. "We have to do more. We have to do better, and we will," he promised.
In addition to adding more free testing sites, starting in New York City, Biden said, "We also need to do better with at-home testing."
So, I’m announcing today: The federal government will purchase one half billion — that’s not million; billion with a ‘B’ — additional at-home rapid tests, with deliveries starting in January. We’ll be getting these...