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Schumer: ‘We Could Open Up a Lot More Quickly’ with Better Testing — ‘So Proud of’ Protesters

On Friday’s “MSNBC Live,” Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) stated that if we had improved testing, “we could open up a lot more quickly” and that he is “so proud of these young kids in the streets.” Schumer also expressed concern that protesters were putting themselves and others at risk from coronavirus, and said that “The answer here is testing.”

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Exclusive — Dr. Irwin Redlener: Businesses Need Fast ‘Point-of-Care’ Coronavirus Testing Because We Might Not Get a Vaccine or ‘Sustained Immunity’

Dr. Irwin Redlener, director of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness at Columbia University, called for the development of fast, reliable, and affordable coronavirus testing technology at businesses in order to safely reopen the economy and give the public the peace of mind it needs to resume consumer activity.

A woman walks by a closed barber shop and shoe and watch repair store on May 5, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo by ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)