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Lawmakers urge administration to work with trade partners to ensure sufficient medical supplies

March 23, 2020 at 6:38 PM
A bipartisan group of more than 75 House members last week sent Trump administration officials a letter urging them to “turn to” trading partners to compensate for looming shortages of medical supplies needed to combat the coronavirus outbreak. In the March 20 letter , led by Rep. Cindy Axne (D-IA) and Rep. Troy Balderson (R-OH), lawmakers cited conversations with healthcare professionals who have expressed concern about a likely “dire shortage” of personal protective equipment for healthcare providers if the U.S...

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