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NASA joins California team to develop COVID-19 solutions

NASA has joined forces with a task force in Antelope Valley, in northern Los Angeles County, Calif,, to build medical devices to help patients...

Navy removes 126 from USNS Mercy after COVID-19 infects 7

The Navy has removed 126 medical staff members from its hospital ship docked off Los Angeles after seven of them tested positive for COVID-19,...

Army reservists double USNS Comfort’s pharmacy capacity

Pharmacists from the U.S. Army Reserve joined the medical team aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) nearly doubling the...
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Lancaster update

As the fight against COVID-19 reaches a critical moment, healthcare providers are faced with shortages of face masks, eye gear, respirators, gloves and gowns...

Boeing delivers first reusable 3D-printed face shields for COVID-19 response

Boeing on April 10 delivered the first set of reusable 3D-printed face shields to support healthcare professionals working to stop the spread of COVID-19. The...

Air Force releases guidance on use of cloth face covers

To help combat COVID-19, the Air Force has released information that supplements Department of Defense guidance on the use of cloth face coverings, effective...

Virgin Orbit develops, designs mass producible ventilators for COVID-19 patients

Virgin Orbit has developed a new bridge ventilator that can be mass produced to help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The Virgin Orbit...

VA updates cemetery guidance amidst coronavirus crisis

All Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemeteries are open and will continue to provide interments for veterans and eligible individuals. However, the National Cemetery Administration...

146th Airlift Wing assists in federal medical station setup for COVID-19...

LOS ANGELES--Airmen with the 146th Airlift Wing assisted in the setup of durable medical equipment and temporary hospital beds for a federal medical station...

Navy fires Capt. Brett Crozier, who sought help for virus-stricken ship

The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired April 2 by Navy...