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‘It’s a risk’ to reopen without full testing in place, says former FDA commissioner


Dr. Scott Gottlieb, former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration under President Trump, tells TODAY that some states are ready “to begin contemplating slowly reopening their economies” in May, even though “we’re probably not going to have the optimal level of testing.” He admits “it’s a risk, no question,” but says that it’s “not possible to wait until September.”