Your Daily Roundup for August 27th
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Good morning. As the COVID-19 pandemic takes a toll on life in America, our team at Future Majority is tracking the latest updates:
Health officials have said that changes in CDC testing guidelines were pressured from the top down:
After the CDC surprisingly changed its testing guidelines to exclude those without symptoms but had been in contact with those known or suspected to have COVID-19, officials spoke out and said that those changes were implemented from the Trump administration down.
Public health experts have said that testing asymptomatic individuals with known contacts is the exact type of testing we should be doing as it helps uncover where the virus is spreading.
Hurricane Laura made landfall:
The Category 4 hurricane made landfall early today in Louisiana and Texas with 150-mile-per-hour winds and deadly storm surges. It’s the latest natural disaster to strike in the midst of the pandemic, as evacuation efforts were complicated by COVID-19.
New battleground state polling shows the state of the race in key contests:
CNBC/Change Research is out with new polling in several key battleground states.
In Michigan, Biden leads Trump by six points, 50% to 44%. In Wisconsin, the race is a bit more narrow -- with Biden leading 49% to 44%. Trump fares better in Pennsylvania according to their poll and trails only by three points -- 49% to 46%. The same margin is found in Florida as well.
In the other Sun Belt States, Biden leads by two in Arizona -- 49% to 47% and by 1 in North Carolina -- 47% to 48%.
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