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Army Gears Up to Build Tent Hospitals to House Patients

U.S. military personnel frequently erect tent complexes to aid relief efforts overseas. U.S. forces built this tent hospital for Liberia in 2014 to help combat Ebola. Now, the same strategy may be adopted in the United States to assist hospitals overhwelmed by COVID-19. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

By    |   Wednesday, 18 March 2020 12:14 PM

The US Army Corps of Engineers is on standby to rapidly erect medical tents from coast-to-coast if that’s what it takes to treat victims of the coronavirus, Newsmax has learned.

The White House has revealed the military is prepared to begin construction of temporary structures to accommodate a possible deluge of patients if needed.

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The US Army Corps of Engineers is on standby to rapidly erect medical tents from coast-to-coast if that's what it takes to treat victims of the coronavirus, Newsmax has learned.The White House has revealed the military is prepared to begin construction of temporary...
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