Health professionals say they don't have enough coronavirus tests available to test everyone who needs it, and so they're left largely in the dark on the scope of the problem and how to contain it.
That's why we're calling on Admiral Brett Giroir, the new head of coronavirus testing response, to immediately adopt a plan to make sure that everyone who needs a test gets a test.
The plan, put forward by former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner David Kessler, MD, includes four crucial provisions:
Beyond Commissioner Kessler's recommendations, TexPIRG is calling on Adm. Giroir to increase the amount of test kits sent out into the field, and ensure that each testing location has the necessary tools to process the results swiftly.
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