[ExI] > Taiwan is standing strong

Darin Sunley dsunley at gmail.com
Mon Mar 16 22:33:24 UTC 2020

Higher funding for the CDC may very well have ameliorated the quality
control issues they had with the test kits that did get sent out.

It would probably *not* have helped with the policy and process issues that
restricted local authorities from testing on their own initiative. That was
a failure in leadership and organizational culture that I fear is entirely

On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 4:24 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 16, 2020 at 5:55 PM spike jones via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> > *The assumption is that a CDC funded with more money could have done
>> better.  That isn’t clear to me at all, and is based on a number of
>> speculative assumptions.  I keep hearing we didn’t have enough test kits
>> and so forth, but* [...]
> I'm not surprised you keep hearing that, nor am I surprised you added a
> "but". So you're right and every epidemiologist in the country is wrong
> when they insist that early testing is vitally important.
> John K Clark
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