Illinois official on race for medical equipment

An almost unbelievable story about the competition states are facing to get critical medical supplies. Illinois Assistant Comptroller Ellen Andres tells Katy Tur just what she went through to get N-95 masks.

4/7/2020 2:17:00 AM

'Someday I'll tell my grandchildren about the time I met a stranger in a parking lot at a McDonald's with a $3 million check for supplies for the coronavirus.' — Illinois Asst. Comptroller Andres tells her story about acquiring N-95 masks for the state.

An almost unbelievable story about the competition states are facing to get critical medical supplies. Illinois Assistant Comptroller Ellen Andres tells Katy Tur just what she went through to get N-95 masks.

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Stop the live briefings ffs! Or CNN is going to be my go to channel. A tribute to American ingenuity - minus any leadership from the top. Sad what states are having to do to compensate for Federal leadership flat on their ass. And I also brought back two 4 Meals for Gov. J(um)B(0) Pritzker, man that dude can eat!!!

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Report: Federal Agencies Didn't Bulk Order Coronavirus Protection Equipment Until MarchAn AP report found agencies responding to the coronavirus pandemic waited far too late to bulk order essential medical equipment for health professionals.

Lost Time: How coronavirus spread while supply orders laggedThe government's stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and equipment is nearly drained just as the numbers of people infected with the coronavirus and in need of critical care is surging. They were reserved for the trump families. He had 3 families and a bunch of grandkids Its such a shame we were preparing...say around early January 8th 2020... DAMN IF ONLY WE HAD INTEL THAT COULD HAVE WARNED US !!! Please report the fact he disbanded the pandemic unit Pres. Obama had readied for just such a crisis.

Andrew Cuomo: China Sending 1,000 Ventilators To New YorkThe governor said the Chinese government was sending the ventilators as the state faces a shortage of medical equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.

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China says it sold nearly four billion face masks abroadBeijing has encouraged factories to increase the production of medical supplies as pandemic kills over 65,000 globally and parts of the world face protective equipment shortage.

U.S. coronavirus deaths near 10,000 as medical officials warn worst is yet to come"It&39;s going to be the hardest moment for many Americans in their entire lives," Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on MSNBC&39;s Meet the Press. Guy: doc, I think I'm having a heart attack. Doc: it's covid, get him a mask quick. Guy: dies. Doc: damn this virus!! Next.