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USNS Hospital Ship "Comfort" Arrives in NYC to Cuomo Welcome

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    Minutes ago, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo welcomed the arrival of a Navy hospital ship intended to relieve New York hospitals dealing with a rapidly expanding load of coronavirus patients. The USNS Comfort will provide roughly 1,000 hospital beds, Cuomo said on Twitter, and 1,200 personnel to New York. COVID-19 patients will not be treated on the ship,  but other patients will be moved to the vessel to free up space and resources in New York’s strained hospitals.
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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