The coronavirus pandemic has become the worst global health crisis in more than a century and has taken an unprecedented toll on the United States. The 2020 US election will hinge on how the candidates respond to the virus. Will Donald Trump or Joe Biden be better for the coronavirus pandemic?
Donald Trump will be better for the coronavirus pandemic
Donald Trump took early action in implementing travel bans, has already flattened the curve once, and is paving the way for the US economy to open again.
Donald Trump took early action to ban travel from China
At the outset, the Trump administration stopped travel from China to stem the spread to the United States for as long as possible.
Donald Trump's personal experience with the virus will increase his vigilance in responding to the pandemic
Having personally experienced the healthcare problems associated with the virus, Donald Trump will be more sympathetic to those experiencing it personally and be more determined to successfully eradicate the virus.
Joe Biden will be better for the coronavirus pandemic
The Trump administration has already failed to save the lives of millions of vulnerable Americans during the pandemic. Joe Biden will drive the search for a vaccine, and support the most marginalised groups in society during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID-19 has already affected millions of Americans under the Trump administration
The lack of a national plan and strong federal guidelines have significantly contributed to a patchwork of policy, supplies, and outbreak trajectories across the US.
Joe Biden will help struggling workers, families, and small businesses
The Biden administration would take actions to provide Americans with economic relief via a COVID-19 relief and response package, giving those struggling the best chance at returning to normalcy and revitalising the US economy.