What do we know about the spread of the coronavirus on US Navy ships? For the most part, we know what the Navy tells us or confirms what we already know. We’re told the pandemic has spread to 13 ships and infected at least 1,370 sailors and civilian workers.
A newly released report from the US Dept of Health and Human Services highlights the dangers faced by so many for decades aboard US Military installations. It now officially lists Trichloroethylene, or TCE as a human carcinogen.
For the past several months, the Veteran’s Administration (VA) has come under fire for its lack of care, delays and other problems across the country. In late July, public scrutiny and controversies led to the eventual selection of Robert McDonald as the new head of the VA. Unanimously confirmed by the Senate on July 29th, Robert McDonald took the helm of an agency steeped with issues surrounding inadequate facilities, poor veterans care and operational mismanagement.