(CNN)The head of the World Health Organization has a simple message for all countries about who should be tested for coronavirus: “Test, test, test. Test every suspected case.” Yet, the American medical system is scrambling to keep up with this directive.While US health officials say testing is ramping up — and while drive-through testing in several states is rolling out — a shortage of available testing remains an issue, CNN has found.Eric Feigl-Ding, an epidemiologist and senior fellow at the Federation of American Scientists, called the current testing capacity in the United States “abysmal for everyday Americans.””Right now, we are playing catch up and testing people who are very sick,” he said. “We need to make testing available so that we get to the frontier of the cases, so that the moment someone develops symptoms, we test and quarantine them…that’s how you nip an epidemic in the bud.” It took weeks for all of the caregivers of the nursing home in Kirkland, Washington — the epicenter of the American outbreak — to be tested.”That’s the level of frustration we’re seeing out on the front lines,” said Dr. Rod Hochman, who heads up the 51-hospital Providence St. Joseph Health Network across


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