As the coronavirus crisis spins out of control, Trump issues directives — but still no clear plan

Ilhem Messaoudi, an immunologist at the University of California, Irvine, likened the absence of a national plan to “going on a road trip and not having a map,” a circuitous and sickening journey that has left everyone from governors to schools superintendents to local hospital leaders “stuck in the mud” and “flailing around.”