Here are some things the government needs to work on; and they need to think outside their box...
1. A company called Qiagen has access to a "reagent" (antibodies) that are needed to make the COVID tests. For some reason, Qiagen is short - probably they can't manufacture the antibodies fast enough. They will be scared to share the information on how to manufacture the antibodies, but the government should make them share it, but should provide some kind of protection or compensation (with our tax money).
2. Gilead is manufacturing HIV drugs, which are used to treat CV, and someone needs to get them to share their processes too, because there is a shortage right now. Again, the government could find a way.
3. Gilead is also developing a possible cure: we should put some government money into making sure that cure is out asap and is manufactured as quickly as possible. Same thing about how Gilead is not going to want to tell anyone else how to manufacture it.
4. Food distribution: If too many people get sick, we are going to have trouble keeping our food dis