Why has America failed to manage the covid-19 pandemic?

The US has become the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic with over 9 million infections and rising and 228- thousand deaths. This all as the country prepares for a presidential election in November where incumbent Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are vying for the 46th US president seat. Trump who tested positive for Covid-19 in September has been criticised for his response to the pandemic. Gamelihle Bovana speaks to the Associate Editor at Daily Maverick and a retired American diplomat