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US Preps 'Strategic Stockpile' to Combat Wuhan Virus

Chinese health workers in full protective garb check the temperature of a woman entering a subway station in Beijing. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

By    |   Wednesday, 29 January 2020 02:35 PM

The federal government has strategically prepositioned vast stockpiles of medical supplies in secure facilities nationwide to help respond to contagions such as the Wuhan virus outbreak that left 132 dead and over 6,000 ill worldwide as of Wednesday morning.

News of the stockpile, the medical equivalent of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve, emerged Tuesday as Department of Health and Human Services officials described their latest responses to the virus that originated in China.

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The federal government has strategically prepositioned vast stockpiles of medical supplies in secure facilities nationwide to help respond to contagions such as the Wuhan virus outbreak that left 132 dead and over 6,000 ill worldwide as of Wednesday morning.News of the...
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