Biden urged to mail ‘continuous’ supply of masks and tests to all US households


A new campaign led by public health experts and grassroots activists—including the daughter of a Covid-19 victim—is calling on the Biden administration to deliver rapid tests and high-quality masks to every household in the United States as the nation faces a tsunami of new infections.

“We are asking you to mail an ample and continuous supply of free rapid at-home tests and N95-quality masks to every household in America twice a month through May 2022, with additional supplies sent to first responders, healthcare workers, and public centers in our most impacted communities,” reads campaigners’ open letter to Jeffrey Zients, the White House’s coronavirus response coordinator.

The new pressure initiative comes days after the Biden administration announced it would distribute 500 million free coronavirus tests to U.S. households that request them beginning in January, a plan that was…

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