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|MOD||29 Jul 2020||Long Lines for Covid-19 Tests in Miami||[WSJ]|
|SEVERE||08 Jul 2020||New testing delays as virus surges||[AP]|
|HIGH||02 May 2020||Most states fall short of coronavirus testing thresholds||[AP]|
|SEVERE||26 Apr 2020||COVID-19 Testing Remains Scarce||[MSN]|
|SEVERE||18 Apr 2020||Shortages of testing swabs, protective gear and specialized lab chemicals still reported||[AP]|
|SHTF||11 Apr 2020||Slow Start for Rapid Coronavirus Tests Frustrates States||[WSJ]|
|SHTF||27 Mar 2020||Promised Drive-Through Testing Sites Haven't Materialized||[The Hour News]|
|SHTF||26 Mar 2020||Internal Emails Show How Chaos at the CDC Slowed the Early Response to Coronavirus||[ProPublica]|
|SHTF||25 Mar 2020||Pentagon: Coronavirus Tests Scarce||[Washington Times]|
|SHTF||24 Mar 2020||CDC belatedly distributed COVID-19 test kits equally to all 50 States||[KHN]|
|SHTF||23 Mar 2020||Testing blunders crippled response as coronavirus spread||[AP]|
|SHTF||22 Mar 2020||Chaos, inconsistency mark launch of drive-thru virus testing||[AP]|
|SHTF||21 Mar 2020||Los Angeles County instructs doctors to test patients 'only if a positive result could change how they would be treated'||[LA Times]|
|SHTF||21 Mar 2020||Claim: CDC Leaders lied to President about center's ability to produce Coronavirus testing kits||[WPMI]|
|SHTF||19 Mar 2020||Coronavirus Testing Chaos across America||[WSJ]|
|SHTF||18 Mar 2020||National shortage of lab supplies needed to process coronavirus tests||[inforum]|
|SHTF||12 Mar 2020||Miami: Public hospitals begging to do coronavirus tests||[Miami Herald]|
|SEVERE||12 Mar 2020||Boston: Severe Shortage of Tests Blunts Coronavirus Response||[Boston Globe]|
|SEVERE||11 Mar 2020||CDC Director does not know how his agency plans to deal with COVID-19 test kit shortage||[Politico]|
|SEVERE||11 Mar 2020||COVID-19 Test Kit Component Shortage||[USA Today]|
|SEVERE||11 Mar 2020||Fed Govt approval process stopping private labs from conducting their own COVID-19 tests||[NBC]|