“There’s a right way to reopen America. This isn’t it,” reads the headline:
Time’s cover story ― titled “There Are Sensible Ways to Reopen a Country. Then There’s America’s Approach” ― breaks down the Trump government’s fumbled response to the public health crisis.
It also explains how the US “risks making matters worse” as dozens of states prepare to ease lockdown restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the contagion.
More than 85,000 people in the U.S. have now died from the virus.
Time last month dedicated an entire issue to the “heroes on the front lines” of the pandemic. Nurses, doctors, grocery store employees and more key workers were featured on a selection of front pages:
Rodriguez’s illustrations have turned Trump into a peach, a wrecking ball and a melting man for previous Time covers: