Army Corps of Engineers leading expansion efforts in NYC hospital capacity

Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, joins Andrea Mitchell to explain how his team is working to mitigate hospital bed shortages in New York and other hot spots across the country.

4/7/2020 2:02:00 AM

'Instead of trying to figure out how to build a hospital in the middle of a field, we said let's go into an existing facility,' says Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, the Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, about building field hospitals during a pandemic.

Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers and commanding general of the Army Corps of Engineers, joins Andrea Mitchell to explain how his team is working to mitigate hospital bed shortages in New York and other hot spots across the country.



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