US News US Navy deploys two huge hospital ships in Los Angeles and New York

17:10  24 march  2020
17:10  24 march  2020 Source:   lepoint.fr

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The US Navy is preparing to deploy its hospital ships to help fight the spread of the novel coronavirus, but some worry the tight quarters of the Comfort, pictured above, and Mercy could make things worse.Photograph: Jennifer Hunt/ U . S . Navy /Getty Images.

Another Navy ship , the USNS Mercy, has docked in Los Angeles and is already accepting The ship arriving in New York Harbor on Monday morning to bring critical resources that will alleviate the More than 1,000 medical personnel staff the ship , which is one of two that have been deployed to

  L'US Navy déploie deux immenses navires-hôpitaux à Los Angeles et à New York © Provided by Le Point

The coronavirus epidemic is progressing rapidly in the United States and, among the measures taken by President Donald Trump, the mobilization of the two huge hospital ships will relieve civilian hospitals.

As noted by the specialized site Mer et Marine , the USNS Mercy will be docked in Los Angeles while the USNS Comfort will join New York. However, the latter being under maintenance in Norfolk, Virginia, its deployment could take several weeks.

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