Editor's note: This story contains language that some may find offensive. President Trump says the federal government's procurement and distribution of vital medical supplies to fight COVID-19 is "a fine-tuned machine," but many hospitals and state governors say they're still struggling to get what they need. The White House sent Pentagon logistics expert Rear Adm. John Polowczyk to take charge of the federal supply chain. Polowczyk says his FEMA team has worked hard to add much-needed volume to the normal supply mechanisms and to funnel some medical supplies the government procures to be sold — and delivered — through the private sector. "I'm not here to disrupt a supply chain," he said at a White House daily coronavirus briefing earlier this...
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States, Hospitals Say They're Still Not Getting Vital Supplies To Fight COVID-19