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Trump Administration Alters National Stockpile Website To Cover Kushner Claims

Jared Kushner was pilloried Thursday after telling reporters at the daily coronavirus briefing that the “federal” Strategic National Stockpile is “our stockpile,” and that, therefore, states shouldn’t rely on it for live-saving materials in the event of an emergency. It’s a flawed statement at face value, one directly contradicted by language on the Strategic National Stockpile’s […]

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Leading Health Groups Urge Trump To Declare Coronavirus A National Emergency

Three of the nation’s largest organizations representing hospitals, physicians, nurses and health care providers called on the Trump administration to declare the spread of COVID-19 a national disaster or emergency on Thursday, saying the designation could free up needed resources to help treat the growing number of Americans infected with the new coronavirus. “Preventing the […]

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‘National Scandal’: ER Doctor Slams Trump Administration’s Coronavirus Testing Logjam

Infectious disease expert and Manhattan physician Matt McCarthy sounded the alarm Monday about the critical lack of available testing for the new coronavirus, blasting it as a “national scandal” that has “hamstrung” health care professionals. A visibly frustrated McCarthy, who is on staff at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, complained on CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that he has to […]