2019 Pandemic Exercise "Crimson Contagion" Highlighted Response Weaknesses
Last year, the Dept. of Health and Human Services ran a 7 month long exercise code named "Crimson Contagion," a dry run response to a global pandemic which started in China and expected more than 100 million Americans to become ill.
DONALD TRUMP: Nobody knew there'd be a pandemic or an epidemic of this proportion.
The New York Times broke this story yesterday, but as it's behind a paywall I won't link to it. But there's a good interview with one of the authors conducted by NPR.
Trump is like the kid who played video games when he should have been doing his homework, then failed miserably on the test and tried to bullshit his way through the essay questions.
As you are probably aware, a handful of elected leaders were selling their stock while assuaging the public about the dangers of the pandemic. We've gone from incompetence, to negligence, to outright profiteering. It's just about time to sharpen your pitchforks and soak your torches in kerosene.