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The Biden administration will send medical teams to six states to assist overcrowded hospitals and medical professionals as they take on the burdens associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from USA Today.
U.S. President Joe Biden prepares to remove his face mask as he arrives to sign H.R. 3537, the Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act in the South Court Auditorium of the White House complex December 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
States that will receive aide from the federal government, as outlined in the report, include New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, Michigan, and New Mexico.
USA Today reported: “President Joe Biden is expected to announce the deployments Thursday when discussing steps the administration is taking to address a surge in infections driven by the omicron variant, according to a White House official.”
White House press secretary Jen Psaki touted the administration’s response to a nationwide surge in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, saying during a briefing that “hundreds” of doctors and nurses are already working to assist overburdened medical workers