The federal government released a 100-page plan on how it plans to address the coronavirus. In it, experts warn that Americans should expect significant disruption to their daily lives over the next 18 months.
The plan, obtained Friday by the New York Times, lays out three phases for disease response: initial containment, which has failed; mitigation in affected communities, which has also failed; and full community mitigation, which federal and state governments are in the midst of enacting.
- Funding to augment enhanced medical operations and execution of emergency protective measures
- Operational guidance and reach-back support
- Expert technical assistance
- Emergency management coordination and liaison support as needed.”