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‘Nightmare Scenario’ Examines The Pandemic Response At The Levels Of Government

A national health reporter with The Washington Post draws on over 180 interviews to create an intimate picture of the Trump administration’s actions to the pandemic and its consequences.


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As we all know, COVID came into our world in early 2020 – and everything changed. Unprecedented actions were put in place, from local principalities and health authorities, all the way up to the highest levels of government.

The new book, Nightmare Scenario: Inside the Trump Administration’s Response to the Pandemic That Changed History takes an in-depth, journalistic approach to tell the story that has changed all our lives and how those at the top look at their response as the virus spread.


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