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Trump executive order expected on American-made medical supplies

Washington - President Donald Trump is expected to announce an executive order Wednesday insisting on American-made medical supplies and pharmaceuticals in response to the coronavirus outbreak, according to a person familiar with the plan.

Flu epidemic grows along with some shortages of medical supplies

Health officials say flu season continues to get worse, and there are weeks of suffering ahead. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Friday reported 42 states had heavy flu-related patient traffic last week, up from 39 the week before.

Did you know the feds have secret medical warehouses?

If you were to Google "Strategic National Stockpile" (SNS), you would only find 1,500 web pages, a small number of entries, seeing it is so secret. More to the point - very few people have ever heard of the SNS. What is it and what purpose does it serve?

First Nations leaders declare public health emergency

Toronto - First Nation leaders from northern Ontario declared a public health emergency on Wednesday, citing a shortage of basic medical supplies and an epidemic of suicides among young people.

Libya uprising prompts rallies across Canada; 'Gaddafi has to go' Special

Toronto - Hundreds of people gathered at the Yonge-Dundas Square in downtown Toronto in support of those in Libya who are calling for the end of Moammar Gaddafi and more freedoms in the country. Demonstrations were held in various cities across the globe.

Haiti Cholera Outbreak death toll tops 1500, plea for doctors

Port-au-prince - Haiti is in urgent need of supplies, nurses and doctors to slow the rapidly increasing death toll from a raging cholera epidemic that international aid operations are struggling to control, the United Nations' top humanitarian official said.

Haitian field hospitals being sent incomplete supplies

The field hospital tents may have been erected in Haiti but supplies are limited. According to CNN, only the Israeli field hospital has the supplies that are needed.

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs declare a State of Emergency Special

After news reports came out earlier this week criticizing the government about some hang-ups in getting supplies to the northern Manitoba reserves that have been hard hit by Swine Flu, Manitoba First Nation leaders have declared a state of emergency.

American Medical Trash Saving African Lives

Everyday medical equipment deemed to old for American hospitals is put out for trash to make room for newer models. That 'trash' is sent to Africa saving countless lives there.

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The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone continues.
The Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone continues.
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Members of the Maryland Air National Guard 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron work with members of t...
Members of the Maryland Air National Guard 175th Logistics Readiness Squadron work with members of the Maryland Office of Preparedness and Response March 19, 2020, to prepare and load medical supplies and equipment at the Maryland Strategic National Stockpile location.
Master Sgt. Christopher Schepers/175th WG - Maryland Air National Guard
CDC brings its scientists to the battle lines in western Africa.
CDC brings its scientists to the battle lines in western Africa.
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