Biden’s state of the union: Drug pricing, mental health care, and his ‘test to treat’ COVID plan

Karen L. Edwards, PhD, a professor in the public health program and chair of the department of epidemiology and biostatistics at University of California, Irvine, said these efforts will help transition the country to a more “normal state of affairs.” “Each of [these] steps are critical in helping us move forward, but they also acknowledge and plan for the fact that COVID will be with us for the foreseeable future,” she said.