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Posted @withregram • @theeconomist New York City has become the desperate centre of the covid-19 epidemic in America, with a quarter of the country's cases.
Although the caseload is projected to get worse, hospitals are already on the brink.
Unfortunately these scenes could well be repeated elsewhere in the US, and successful containment will require weeks of lockdown.
Whether that will work depends on whether America's many moving parts—federal agencies, states, cities, school districts and hospital systems—can become more disciplined.
Click the link in our bio to read how will a decentralised country that spans of a continent must fight what is now the world's largest outbreak.
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