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A national effort

Let’s have a national COVID testing day. This would have to be set up by the national government. A simple finger prick with test results within 5 minutes would allow all to know who is positive and negative. State, city, county and local testing is not going to accomplish a final finished result. All armed forces, government offices, hospitals, care facilities and public centers would have everyone tested.

Yes, it would take a huge national concerted effort but the outcome is worth it!

Imagine after the testing, the COVID would be gone. Every positive person would be quarantined. No more masks. No more restrictions. Just like in 1919 once the Spanish Flu was over, the nation began the Roaring ‘20s. Once this COVID is behind us, the economy would undergo a huge jump-start never seen in its history..

Contact your representatives and ask to seriously consider this solution. Let’s get it done.

Mark H. Ashburn

Spokane Valley


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