The country is still on track to gain herd immunity this year. Worldwide, the picture is a lot more grim.
Lawrence O. Gostin is Professor of Global Health Law and Director of the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law at Georgetown University, where he also directs the World Health Organization Center on Global Health Law.
Even taking the White House at its word, the timeline for the president being tested, diagnosed, and treated has been deeply concerning.
Seven million cases later, COVID-19 truthers face a new test—and America has an opportunity.