CDC reverses COVID-19 testing guidance after report of interference
Guidelines suggesting that people who have been exposed to the Corona virus don't necessarily have to get tested. NPR's Rob Stein reports. The revised guidance comes as thie us near is 200,000 deaths from Coben 19. The CDC is now saying that anyone who has had close contact with someone with covert 19 should get tested for the virus. The updated Cardin's comes after the agency had come under heavy criticism for previously suggesting that testing of exposed people isn't always necessary. Public health experts say testing exposed people is crucial to spot any new infections quickly and prevent new outbreaks from occurring. The confusion over the CDC recommendations has raised widespread concern about political interference, damaging CDC crucial role in providing reliable advice during a public health crisis. Rob Stein. NPR NEWS Belarus is accusing the U.