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Pentagon Mobilizes To Fight COVID-19 Pandemic03:20


Describing himself as a wartime president, President Trump says the U.S. will achieve "total victory" over the coronavirus.

The president has revived a Korean War era measure that allows the country to ramp up production of vital medical supplies. He also says two Navy hospital ships will be deployed to address the crisis.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Tom Bowman (@TBowmanNPR), who covers the Pentagon for NPR.

This segment aired on March 19, 2020.

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