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We examine the American philosophy of individual freedom, and science journalist Ed Yong explains how the Trump administration faltered.
When the pandemic began, Americans were told not to wear masks. Dr. Anthony Fauci says the government could have got the messaging better.
More and more Republicans are speaking up in support of wearing masks. Dr. Anthony Fauci tells NPR more mask use could have slowed the current surge in cases.