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Silent Invasion: The Untold Story of the Trump Administration, Covid-19, and Preventing the Next Pandemic Before It's Too Late


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The definitive, inside account of the Trump Administration’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic from White Home Coronavirus Response Coordinator and Coronavirus Job Power member, Dr. Deborah Birx. In late February 2020, Dr. Deborah Birx—a lifelong federal well being official who had labored on the CDC, the State Division, and the US Military throughout a number of presidential administrations—was requested to hitch the Trump White Home Coronavirus Job Power and help the already faltering federal response to the COVID-19 pandemic. For weeks, she’d been elevating the alarm behind the scenes about what she noticed taking place in public—from the obvious lack of urgency on the White Home to the routine downplaying of the dangers to People. As soon as within the White Home, she was tasked with serving to repair the damaged federal method and making President Trump see the hazard this virus posed to all of us.Silent Invasion is the story of what she witnessed and lived for the subsequent yr—an eye-opening inside account, detailed right here for the primary time, of the Trump Administration’s response to the best public well being disaster in fashionable occasions. Regarded with suspicion within the West Wing from day one, Dr. Birx goes past the media hypothesis and political maneuvering to point out what she was actually up in opposition to within the Trump White Home. Digging into the hard-fought victories, the expensive errors, and the human drama surrounding the administration’s efforts, she examines the forces that crippled efforts to regulate the virus and explores why these blunders continue to hang-out us at the moment. And but amid the agonizing missteps had been brilliant spots that time the best way ahead—the quickest vaccine creation in historical past, governors that put their residents’ well being first, and Tribal Nations that demonstrated the highly effective function of group in curbing unfold, regardless of their criminally underfunded health-care methods. Collectively these successes reveal the valiant work of many who had been dedicated to saving lives, in addition to highlighting the dire must reform our public well being establishments, so they’re nimble and resilient sufficient to confront the subsequent pandemic. With the pandemic now shifting into its third yr confounding two presidential administrations, Dr. Birx presents a narrative directly pressing and frustratingly unfinished, as COVID-19 continues to place hundreds of American lives in danger. The top result’s essentially the most complete and intensive accounting so far of the Trump Administration’s battle to regulate the largest well being disaster in generations—a revelatory have a look at how we will study from our errors and stop this from taking place once more. PLEASE NOTE: While you buy this title, the accompanying PDF can be accessible in your Audible Library together with the audio.