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US could hit 150,000 Covid cases a day under current policies

That's the dire warning - and not even the worst case - from a Morgan Stanley model. If the prediction comes true, the economy will not be back.

Among developed nations, the US ranks first in categories one would prefer to be last in: Number of cases and number of deaths.

"Humankind cannot bear very much reality." So said the poet TS Eliot. It's an apt explanation for the White House's failure to respond adequately to the pandemic that has swept across America and the rest of the world.

Even as reality continues to intrude, President Trump has either...

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