Trump is pursuing a herd immunity strategy — whether intentionally or not

He's driving the country straight into a coronavirus sandpit

President Trump.
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The coronavirus pandemic is still raging in the United States. Daily new confirmed cases have been over 20,000 since March 28, and daily new deaths have been over 1,000 (and often over 2,000) since March 30, with no sign of sustained decline. And yet many states, encouraged by President Trump and his administration, are rolling back their lockdown measures.

In many of these same states, new cases are still surging, especially Texas. Mississippi retreated on its rollback when it experienced an influx of cases. Trump is driving America directly into a coronavirus sandpit, and it's hard to see any way it can be avoided.

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