Trump says 'not easy' to get face masks, ventilators to U.S. states
Tuesday, 24 March 2020 () U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday acknowledged the difficulty of procuring crucial healthcare supplies amid the coronavirus pandemic as state and local officials raise alarms about a healthcare delivery system in danger of collapse.
Doctors and nurses around the country have been forced to wear single-use face masks repeatedly because their hospitals and clinics are running out of gear. Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo warned that states are counter-productively bidding up the prices of critical medical equipment and...
The Trump administration sent California 170 ventilators from the federal stockpile to help battle the coronavirus outbreak in the state. However, Gov. Gavin Newsom says all of the ventilators sent to..