Drive-thru coronavirus testing is “essential” to the process of keeping Americans safe, Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel said Saturday.In an interview on “Fox & Friends Weekend” with host Jedidiah Bila, Siegel thought the testing was a “terrific idea.””I think it’s working in South Korea where they are testing over 20,000 people per day,” he stated. “I think it’s essential when you consider that people don’t want to put themselves at risk medically.”HERE ARE THE STEPS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IS TAKING TO CONTROL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKSiegel said that in his pursuit of testing at some of the private labs that have the ability and access to do so, the lab technicians would not do it unless they are fully suited and protected.”So, the drive-thru allows people to set up that way,” said Siegel. “Either a full hazmat suit or simply a shield, an N-95 respirator mask, a gown, headwear, gloves, something where you are protected against the coronavirus — that’s what you need.””This is easier for patients to actually go and get tested. Not just people who might have mild symptoms, but people who might have been exposed and want to know and are worried. This will help reassure people.”CLICK

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