Several U.S. states deployed the National Guard to support hospitals for rising Omicron infections

Translated by: MOS Translation Team – Snow Lily

With the surging Omicron infection, the United States health care system faces potential collapse at any time. Many states had difficulties maintaining their medical system operation and managing epidemics, such as providing Omicron variants tests. They turned to the National Guard for help.

President Biden directed the Pentagon to mobilize active-duty military soldiers to join the epidemic control operation.

Last year, several states, Ohio, Minnesota, Rhode Island, California, Maryland, Hawaii, and Oregon, deployed the National Guard personnel to support medical staff in response to the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021. And Maryland declared a state of emergency.

President Biden directed the Pentagon to mobilize active-duty military soldiers to join the epidemic control operation. Several states, such as New Hampshire, have received the assistance.

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