Hospitals are saying feds are seizing critical equipment.
"Are they stockpiling this stuff? Are they distributing it? We don’t know,” one official said. https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-04-07/hospitals-washington-seize-coronavirus-supplies
As hospitals battle the coronavirus, they're baffled as the Trump administration seizes hard-to-stock medical supplies.https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2020-04-07/hospitals-washington-seize-coronavirus-supplies
1. More reporters need to ask about it. ASAP. Multiple outlets have done a great job of covering the various issues around FEMA's actions/the strategic stockpile, but the more pressure, the better.
2. Electeds need to be made aware.
3. Reiterate Schumer's call for -
More on Schumer's request: https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/491289-schumer-offers-candidates-for-coronavirus-czar-in-plea-to-white-house
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) offered candidates for a potential czar to oversee the production and disbursement of medical equipment during a call to White House Chief of Staff Markhttps://thehill.com/homenews/senate/491289-schumer-offers-candidates-for-coronavirus-czar-in-plea-to-white-house
(They're in charge of FEMA-related issues: https://transportation.house.gov/about )