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No, all 50 governors shouldn't try to buy ventilators on their own

By | Nathan Proctor
Director, Campaign for the Right to Repair

The federal government must show leadership, and coordinate hospital supplies such as masks and ventilators.

My coronavirus testing story

By | Laura Deehan
Public Health Advocate

How limitations in testing hurt our ability to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, a blog from Laura Deehan, CALPIRG Public Health Advocate.

Make Sure Everyone Who Needs a Test Gets a Test

By | Matt Wellington
Director, Campaigns To Stop The Overuse of Antibiotics & End The Nicotine Trap

Without adequate testing for the novel coronavirus, health professionals are in the dark. We are calling on Adm. Brett Giroir, who is the Assistant Secretary for Health and the federal point person for COVID-19 testing response, to immediately adopt and follow through on a plan to make sure that everyone who needs a test, gets a test. 

25 public interest challenges kids can do at home

By | Danielle Melgar
Make It Toxic Free Campaign, Advocate

As people in my city and across the United States adapt to school and business closures and practice social distancing, we’re all looking for opportunities to do some good for our communities. So I asked my colleagues at U.S. PIRG to help me come up with a list of ideas, especially for kids who are out of school.

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