Native American health center asked for COVID-19 supplies. They got body bags instead.
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Native American health center asked for COVID-19 supplies. It got body bags instead.

In mid-March, as the Seattle region grappled with a coronavirus outbreak, a community health center caring for the area’s Native American population made a pressing request to county, state and federal health agencies: Please send medical supplies. What it received almost three weeks later left staff members stunned. “My team turned ghost white,” said Esther […]

Native American health center asked for COVID-19 supplies. They got body bags instead.
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Native American health center asked for COVID-19 supplies. They got body bags instead.

In mid-March, as the Seattle region grappled with a coronavirus outbreak, a community health center caring for the area’s Native American population made a pressing request to county, state and federal health agencies: Please send medical supplies. What they received almost three weeks later left them stunned. “My team turned ghost white,” Esther Lucero, chief […]

Leaked intelligence report saying China 'intentionally concealed' coronavirus to stockpile medical supplies draws scrutiny
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Leaked intelligence report saying China ‘intentionally concealed’ coronavirus to stockpile medical supplies draws scrutiny

WASHINGTON — Amid a concerted push to blame China for the coronavirus pandemic, the Trump administration has issued an intelligence analysis claiming China purposely delayed notifying the World Health Organization about the spread of the contagion in order to stockpile medical equipment, according to two recent government documents obtained by Yahoo News.  The analysis, which […]

China hid virus' severity to hoard supplies
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China hid virus’ severity to hoard supplies

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials believe China covered up the extent of the coronavirus outbreak — and how contagious the disease is — to stock up on medical supplies needed to respond to it, intelligence documents show. Chinese leaders “intentionally concealed the severity” of the pandemic from the world in early January, according to a […]