Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 1/7. Nearly two years in, nearly 700,000 dead, and no free at-home covid tests?

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 2/7. In Vienna, you get free covid tests when you go to the pharmacy.

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 3/7. In the U.S., my students from places like Ukraine and Lithuania are astonished that we don’t have free at-home covid tests.

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 4/7. People who want to know their covid status should be able to do so without hassle and expense.

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 5/7. Antigen tests cost almost nothing to make. It is grotesque and deadly that Americans must pay extravagant fees for them. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/20/us/abbott-covid-tests.html

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 6/7. Having free at-home covid tests would save lives. Many lives.

Timothy Snyder (@TimothyDSnyder): 7/7. Why must we profiteer on everything? And why does this seem normal to us?