PBS NewsHour

Sec. Esper on mobilizing U.S. military to fight COVID-19

Clip: 03/19/2020 | 11m 38s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. military is gearing up to fight the novel coronavirus, which is spreading rapidly across the U.S. Plans include deployment of hospital ships as overflow for hospitals, allocation of critical medical supplies and research in military labs on development of treatment and a vaccine. Judy Woodruff speaks with Defense Secretary Mark Esper about these efforts and keeping service members safe.

Aired: 03/19/20

Rating: NR

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