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Paul Romer
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We can implement ubiquitous testing. We can stick to it as long as it takes to get to a cure or a vaccine.

Other things (e.g. digital contact tracing) might help at some point or in some places. But there are many unresolved qns. Betting on them will increase uncertainty. https://t.co/QIcMLeFeTF


Ubiquitous testing is not like Kennedy’s moonshot.

It is like Eisenhower’s Interstate Highway System, proposed at a time when we already knew how to build roads.

Now, as then, we just need to go big.


Alas, “reasonable” people don’t seem to understand what big means.

“We Need 1 Million Tests a Week”

Off by 2 orders of magnitude.

Hint: Anybody who specifies tests per week is not thinking big.

https://t.co/qM2yxorN1T