How Is Your State Doing With Coronavirus Testing? : Consider This from NPR Dr. Anthony Fauci told members of Congress Tuesday that although he can't predict the ultimate number of coronavirus cases in the United States, he "would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around."

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Gaps In The Russian Bounties Story; Fauci Warns Of 100k Cases A Day

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Gaps In The Russian Bounties Story; Fauci Warns Of 100k Cases A Day

Gaps In The Russian Bounties Story; Fauci Warns Of 100k Cases A Day

Gaps In The Russian Bounties Story; Fauci Warns Of 100k Cases A Day

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On Monday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany fielded queries about the government response to the coronavirus pandemic and about a report that the Trump Administration failed to organize a response to a Russian plot to pay bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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On Monday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany fielded queries about the government response to the coronavirus pandemic and about a report that the Trump Administration failed to organize a response to a Russian plot to pay bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops in Afghanistan.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci told members of Congress Tuesday that although he can't predict the ultimate number of coronavirus cases in the United States, he "would not be surprised if we go up to 100,000 a day if this does not turn around."

The New York Times reported that Russian military intelligence offered money to the the Taliban in exchange for killing American troops in Afghanistan. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly spoke with Aaron O'Connell, a Marine Corp veteran who served on the National Security Council, about Russia's possible motives.

Coronavirus testing in the U.S. is up, but not up enough. Public health researchers say only a handful of states are testing at the level needed to suppress the virus.
To see how your state is doing with testing, go to NPR's tracker.

Find and support your local public radio station.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Gabriela Saldivia, Anne Li, Lee Hale and Brent Baughman, and edited by Beth Donovan. Our executive producer is Cara Tallo.