The CDC is deploying teams across the country to address racial disparities during the coronavirus pandemic. But the effort is running into a familiar problem: a lack of coordination from the highest levels of government. POLITICO's Alice Miranda Ollstein explains why the deep and deadly problem can't be fixed without a dramatic shift in federal policy. Plus, Congress passes a defense bill requiring the removal of Confederate names from bases. And America's daily death toll tops 1,000 for the first time in months.
Alice Miranda Ollstein is a health care reporter for POLITICO.
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