MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has an appointment at Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic today (Tuesday) to learn about a new coronavirus testing “moonshot.”
The famed clinic is partnering with the state and the University of Minnesota to boost the state’s capacity to 20,000 tests a day.
It’s an approach that leverages world-class health institutions that not all states can match.
Experts say a big increase is needed to safely reopen the economy.
Minnesota is one of several states that have quit waiting for the federal government for help.