President Trump to invoke Defense Production Act

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President Donald Trump today stated he would invoke the Protection Generation Act, a move that opens up the distribution of wanted health-related provides such as masks and ventilators.

Trump has taken criticism for not utilizing his authority earlier when there is a crucial scarcity of ventilators between companies.

Vice President Mike Pence, head of the White House Coronavirus Undertaking Power, stated the U.S. stockpile is in excess of 10,000.

Protection Secretary Mark Esper stated he is releasing up to 2,000 operational deployable ventilators. He is also generating obtainable up to five million N95 encounter masks from reserves to the Division of Health and fitness and Human Products and services. The initial 1 million would be obtainable quickly, he stated.

To aid in provide attempts, two clinic ships, the Mercy and Consolation will be introduced above the up coming week. A person will be in New York Metropolis and the other

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