Protective Gear for Medical Workers Begins to Run Low Again

The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.

A national nursing union is concerned that gear has to be reused. A doctors association warns that physicians’ offices are closed because they cannot get masks and other supplies. And Democratic members of Congress are pushing the Trump administration to devise a national strategy to acquire and distribute gear in anticipation of the crisis worsening into the fall.

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Ohio House Agrees to Bill Allocating $350 Million in Federal CARES Money

The state House passed a measure to distribute $350 million in federal money to help communities across Ohio combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last week, the House passed Senate Bill 310 by an 87-8 margin. The measure now returns to the state Senate to debate changes House lawmakers made.

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Report: U.S. Companies Quickly Adapting to Make PPE, Ventilators, Pharmaceuticals Shows Strength of Domestic Manufacturing

The impact of the coronavirus resulted in a surge in demand for personal protective equipment (PPE). U.S. manufacturers were able to quickly transition to produce PPE and other supplies necessary in the fight aganst COVID-19, according to a new report.

“The PPE manufacturing industry has become one of the most important industries in the United States nearly overnight,” the report by IBISWorld says.

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Steve Bannon: The Chinese Communist Party is the Enemy of the United States, the Chinese People, and All of Mankind

On Monday’s Tennessee Star Report, host Michael Patrick Leahy was joined on the newsmakers line by War Room Pandemic host Steve Bannon to discuss the timeline of Communist China’s coverup of the coronavirus.

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Commentary: The Private Sector Will Play a Key Role in Combating Coronavirus in Ohio

President Trump’s emphasis on collaborating with U.S. businesses will go a long way toward allowing us to curb the coronavirus outbreak in Ohio and across the country. 

The President has been hard at work implementing a bold and innovative strategy to address the evolving global health crisis. In addition to restrictions on international travel, which limited the early spread of the disease in our communities, President Trump has also negotiated deals with some of America’s largest businesses, which are eager to do their part to stop the coronavirus pandemic.

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