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Constructing temporary coronavirus hospitals

A healthcare worker talks on a radio outside a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

A healthcare worker talks on a radio outside a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

A healthcare worker talks on a radio outside a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid
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A view of the Detroit TCF convention center as it is converted into a field hospital in Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

A view of the Detroit TCF convention center as it is converted into a field hospital in Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

A view of the Detroit TCF convention center as it is converted into a field hospital in Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Emily Elconin
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The first patient arrives at a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jefferson Siegel

The first patient arrives at a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jefferson Siegel

The first patient arrives at a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Jefferson Siegel
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Members of the Michigan National Guard set up hospital beds as the Detroit TCF convention center is converted into a field hospital in Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

Members of the Michigan National Guard set up hospital beds as the Detroit TCF convention center is converted into a field hospital in Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Emily Elconin

Members of the Michigan National Guard set up hospital beds as the Detroit TCF convention center is converted into a field hospital in Detroit, Michigan, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Emily Elconin
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A healthcare worker walks outside a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

A healthcare worker walks outside a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid

A healthcare worker walks outside a newly constructed field hospital in the East Meadow of Central Park in Manhattan, New York, April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid
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A Samaritan's Purse staff member carries medical oxygen tanks at an emergency field hospital in East Meadow in Central Park, New York City, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

A Samaritan's Purse staff member carries medical oxygen tanks at an emergency field hospital in East Meadow in Central Park, New York City, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

A Samaritan's Purse staff member carries medical oxygen tanks at an emergency field hospital in East Meadow in Central Park, New York City, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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General view of a temporary field hospital at the Pacaembu Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Rahel Patrasso

General view of a temporary field hospital at the Pacaembu Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Rahel Patrasso

General view of a temporary field hospital at the Pacaembu Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 31, 2020. REUTERS/Rahel Patrasso
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Beds are set up in front of a large Starbucks sign at the CenturyLink Field Event Center, which is being turned into a military field hospital for non-coronavirus patients in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Beds are set up in front of a large Starbucks sign at the CenturyLink Field Event Center, which is being turned into a military field hospital for non-coronavirus patients in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Beds are set up in front of a large Starbucks sign at the CenturyLink Field Event Center, which is being turned into a military field hospital for non-coronavirus patients in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital from Fort Carson, Colorado, work inside CenturyLink Field Event Center, which is being turned into a military field hospital for non-coronavirus patients in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital from Fort Carson, Colorado, work inside CenturyLink Field Event Center, which is being turned into a military field hospital for non-coronavirus patients in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey...more

Soldiers from the 627th Army Hospital from Fort Carson, Colorado, work inside CenturyLink Field Event Center, which is being turned into a military field hospital for non-coronavirus patients in Seattle, Washington, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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A field hospital is set up by Samaritan's Purse, a Christian humanitarian aid organization, and FEMA at the East Meadow in Central Park in New York City, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Aleksandra Michalska

A field hospital is set up by Samaritan's Purse, a Christian humanitarian aid organization, and FEMA at the East Meadow in Central Park in New York City, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Aleksandra Michalska

A field hospital is set up by Samaritan's Purse, a Christian humanitarian aid organization, and FEMA at the East Meadow in Central Park in New York City, March 30, 2020. REUTERS/Aleksandra Michalska
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The hospital ship USNS Mercy arrives at the Port of Los Angeles to assist area medical facilities in San Pedro, California, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The hospital ship USNS Mercy arrives at the Port of Los Angeles to assist area medical facilities in San Pedro, California, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake

The hospital ship USNS Mercy arrives at the Port of Los Angeles to assist area medical facilities in San Pedro, California, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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Volunteers take a break as they set up beds inside the Novi Sad Fair to accommodate people who suffer mild coronavirus symptoms in Novi Sad, Serbia, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Volunteers take a break as they set up beds inside the Novi Sad Fair to accommodate people who suffer mild coronavirus symptoms in Novi Sad, Serbia, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Volunteers take a break as they set up beds inside the Novi Sad Fair to accommodate people who suffer mild coronavirus symptoms in Novi Sad, Serbia, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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Improvised hospital rooms are seen at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, New York, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Improvised hospital rooms are seen at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, New York, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

Improvised hospital rooms are seen at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, New York, March 27, 2020. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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The Swedish Armed Forces build a field hospital inside the exhibition center Stockholmsmassan in Stockholm, Sweden March 26, 2020. TT News Agency/Jonas Ekstromer via REUTERS

The Swedish Armed Forces build a field hospital inside the exhibition center Stockholmsmassan in Stockholm, Sweden March 26, 2020. TT News Agency/Jonas Ekstromer via REUTERS

The Swedish Armed Forces build a field hospital inside the exhibition center Stockholmsmassan in Stockholm, Sweden March 26, 2020. TT News Agency/Jonas Ekstromer via REUTERS
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A federal medical station for up to 125 coronavirus patients is set up to ease strain at county hospitals, in Indio, California, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A federal medical station for up to 125 coronavirus patients is set up to ease strain at county hospitals, in Indio, California, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

A federal medical station for up to 125 coronavirus patients is set up to ease strain at county hospitals, in Indio, California, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
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A member of staff of the World Health Organization tours a quarantine facility set up at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, March 22, 2020. World Health Organization (WHO) in the Occupied Palestinian Territories/Handout via REUTERS

A member of staff of the World Health Organization tours a quarantine facility set up at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, March 22, 2020. World Health Organization (WHO) in the Occupied Palestinian Territories/Handout via REUTERS

A member of staff of the World Health Organization tours a quarantine facility set up at the Rafah border crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, March 22, 2020. World Health Organization (WHO) in the Occupied Palestinian Territories/Handout via REUTERS
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Workers construct what is believed to be a makeshift morgue behind a hospital in Manhattan, New York City, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Workers construct what is believed to be a makeshift morgue behind a hospital in Manhattan, New York City, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Workers construct what is believed to be a makeshift morgue behind a hospital in Manhattan, New York City, March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Serbian military sets up the beds inside Hall 1 of the Belgrade Fair to accommodate people who suffer mild symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Belgrade, Serbia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbian military sets up the beds inside Hall 1 of the Belgrade Fair to accommodate people who suffer mild symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Belgrade, Serbia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbian military sets up the beds inside Hall 1 of the Belgrade Fair to accommodate people who suffer mild symptoms of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Belgrade, Serbia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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A doctor in protective suite leaves a special tent for coronavirus cases near a hospital in Lublin, Poland, March 23, 2020. Jakub Orzechowski/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS

A doctor in protective suite leaves a special tent for coronavirus cases near a hospital in Lublin, Poland, March 23, 2020. Jakub Orzechowski/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS

A doctor in protective suite leaves a special tent for coronavirus cases near a hospital in Lublin, Poland, March 23, 2020. Jakub Orzechowski/Agencja Gazeta via REUTERS
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Workers assemble a 200-bed temporary field hospital for people exposed to, at risk of exposure, or becoming ill with coronavirus at the Shoreline Soccer Field in Shoreline, Washington, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Workers assemble a 200-bed temporary field hospital for people exposed to, at risk of exposure, or becoming ill with coronavirus at the Shoreline Soccer Field in Shoreline, Washington, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

Workers assemble a 200-bed temporary field hospital for people exposed to, at risk of exposure, or becoming ill with coronavirus at the Shoreline Soccer Field in Shoreline, Washington, March 19, 2020. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson
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Medical equipment is seen inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the site will be partially converted into a hospital in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Medical equipment is seen inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the site will be partially converted into a hospital in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Medical equipment is seen inside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center after New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the site will be partially converted into a hospital in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Workers assemble a temporary field hospital at the Pacaembu Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Workers assemble a temporary field hospital at the Pacaembu Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli

Workers assemble a temporary field hospital at the Pacaembu Stadium in Sao Paulo, Brazil, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli
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French soldiers transport a soldier on a gurney during a drill at the military field hospital set up outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, March 24, 2020. Sebastien Bozon/Pool via REUTERS

French soldiers transport a soldier on a gurney during a drill at the military field hospital set up outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, March 24, 2020. Sebastien Bozon/Pool via REUTERS

French soldiers transport a soldier on a gurney during a drill at the military field hospital set up outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, March 24, 2020. Sebastien Bozon/Pool via REUTERS
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Ventilators at the New York City Emergency Management Warehouse are shipped out for distribution in Brooklyn, New York City, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Ventilators at the New York City Emergency Management Warehouse are shipped out for distribution in Brooklyn, New York City, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

Ventilators at the New York City Emergency Management Warehouse are shipped out for distribution in Brooklyn, New York City, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
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A temporary emergency room is pictured at University Clinical Hospital in Wroclaw, Poland, March 4, 2020. Agencja Gazeta/Krzysztof Cwik via REUTERS

A temporary emergency room is pictured at University Clinical Hospital in Wroclaw, Poland, March 4, 2020. Agencja Gazeta/Krzysztof Cwik via REUTERS

A temporary emergency room is pictured at University Clinical Hospital in Wroclaw, Poland, March 4, 2020. Agencja Gazeta/Krzysztof Cwik via REUTERS
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An aerial view shows a construction site of a new infectious hospital on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia March 18, 2020. Denis Voronin/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a construction site of a new infectious hospital on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia March 18, 2020. Denis Voronin/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS

An aerial view shows a construction site of a new infectious hospital on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia March 18, 2020. Denis Voronin/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS
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People in medical suits, gloves and masks are seen near the ambulances on the deck of the docked "Splendid" passenger ship as the first coronavirus patients are transported to the ship, which has been transformed into a hospital, at the port of Genoa, Italy, March 23, 2020. Ufficio Stampa Regione Liguria/Marco Gozzi/Handout via REUTERS

People in medical suits, gloves and masks are seen near the ambulances on the deck of the docked "Splendid" passenger ship as the first coronavirus patients are transported to the ship, which has been transformed into a hospital, at the port of...more

People in medical suits, gloves and masks are seen near the ambulances on the deck of the docked "Splendid" passenger ship as the first coronavirus patients are transported to the ship, which has been transformed into a hospital, at the port of Genoa, Italy, March 23, 2020. Ufficio Stampa Regione Liguria/Marco Gozzi/Handout via REUTERS
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A healthcare worker prepares for the arrival of coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. Comunidad de Madrid/Handout via REUTERS

A healthcare worker prepares for the arrival of coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. Comunidad de Madrid/Handout via REUTERS

A healthcare worker prepares for the arrival of coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. Comunidad de Madrid/Handout via REUTERS
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A general view of a field hospital being prepared at the Ostra Sjukhuset hospital area, in Gothenburg, Sweden March 24, 2020. Adam Ihse/TT News Agency/via REUTERS

A general view of a field hospital being prepared at the Ostra Sjukhuset hospital area, in Gothenburg, Sweden March 24, 2020. Adam Ihse/TT News Agency/via REUTERS

A general view of a field hospital being prepared at the Ostra Sjukhuset hospital area, in Gothenburg, Sweden March 24, 2020. Adam Ihse/TT News Agency/via REUTERS
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A medical officer checks devices at an emergency hospital at Kemayoran Athletes Village, in Jakarta, Indonesia March 23, 2020. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A via REUTERS

A medical officer checks devices at an emergency hospital at Kemayoran Athletes Village, in Jakarta, Indonesia March 23, 2020. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A via REUTERS

A medical officer checks devices at an emergency hospital at Kemayoran Athletes Village, in Jakarta, Indonesia March 23, 2020. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A via REUTERS
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Beds are prepared for coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. Comunidad de Madrid/Handout via REUTERS

Beds are prepared for coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. Comunidad de Madrid/Handout via REUTERS

Beds are prepared for coronavirus patients at a military hospital set up at the IFEMA conference centre in Madrid, Spain, March 21, 2020. Comunidad de Madrid/Handout via REUTERS
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French soldiers stand near medical beds at the military field hospital set up outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, March 24, 2020. Sebastien Bozon/Pool via REUTERS

French soldiers stand near medical beds at the military field hospital set up outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, March 24, 2020. Sebastien Bozon/Pool via REUTERS

French soldiers stand near medical beds at the military field hospital set up outside the Emile Muller Hospital in Mulhouse, France, March 24, 2020. Sebastien Bozon/Pool via REUTERS
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A Colombian soldier stands outside one of the tents being built in a parking lot of the Military Hospital in Bogota, Colombia March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Leonardo Munoz

A Colombian soldier stands outside one of the tents being built in a parking lot of the Military Hospital in Bogota, Colombia March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Leonardo Munoz

A Colombian soldier stands outside one of the tents being built in a parking lot of the Military Hospital in Bogota, Colombia March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Leonardo Munoz
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U.S. Army personnel stand apart while looking on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks while visiting the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which will be partially converted into a hospital for coronavirus patients in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar

U.S. Army personnel stand apart while looking on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks while visiting the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which will be partially converted into a hospital for coronavirus patients in Manhattan, New York, March...more

U.S. Army personnel stand apart while looking on as New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks while visiting the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, which will be partially converted into a hospital for coronavirus patients in Manhattan, New York, March 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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Workers assemble a second 200-bed temporary field hospital in Seattle, Washington, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Workers assemble a second 200-bed temporary field hospital in Seattle, Washington, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Redmond

Workers assemble a second 200-bed temporary field hospital in Seattle, Washington, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Jason Redmond
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Serbian military sets up the beds inside Hall 1 of the Belgrade Fair in Belgrade, Serbia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbian military sets up the beds inside Hall 1 of the Belgrade Fair in Belgrade, Serbia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Serbian military sets up the beds inside Hall 1 of the Belgrade Fair in Belgrade, Serbia, March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Marko Djurica
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A construction worker walks past motivational placards designed in the style of Soviet propaganda posters at a construction site where a new hospital is being built on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia March 21, 2020. The placard (L) depicting Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin reads: "Builders! Every minute counts!" Kirill Zykov/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS

A construction worker walks past motivational placards designed in the style of Soviet propaganda posters at a construction site where a new hospital is being built on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia March 21, 2020. The placard (L) depicting Mayor of...more

A construction worker walks past motivational placards designed in the style of Soviet propaganda posters at a construction site where a new hospital is being built on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia March 21, 2020. The placard (L) depicting Mayor of Moscow Sergei Sobyanin reads: "Builders! Every minute counts!" Kirill Zykov/Moscow News Agency/Handout via REUTERS
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A medical officer checks medical devices at an emergency hospital handling coronavirus cases in Kemayoran Athletes Village, in Jakarta, Indonesia March 23, 2020. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A via REUTERS

A medical officer checks medical devices at an emergency hospital handling coronavirus cases in Kemayoran Athletes Village, in Jakarta, Indonesia March 23, 2020. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A via REUTERS

A medical officer checks medical devices at an emergency hospital handling coronavirus cases in Kemayoran Athletes Village, in Jakarta, Indonesia March 23, 2020. Antara Foto/Hafidz Mubarak A via REUTERS
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Workers build a patient care in a decommissioned former hospital in Laer, Germany, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

Workers build a patient care in a decommissioned former hospital in Laer, Germany, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler

Workers build a patient care in a decommissioned former hospital in Laer, Germany, March 21, 2020. REUTERS/Leon Kuegeler
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A military mobile hospital in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto

A military mobile hospital in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto

A military mobile hospital in San Miguel, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, Argentina March 24, 2020. REUTERS/Matias Baglietto
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Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dustin Fulton demonstrates proper positioning of a subject during a radiology demonstration aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, which was deployed to serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus disease (COVID-19 patients) currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City March 29, 2020. Picture taken March 29, 2020. U.S. Navy/MC2 Sara Eshleman/Handout via REUTERS.  THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dustin Fulton demonstrates proper positioning of a subject during a radiology demonstration aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, which was deployed to serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus disease (COVID-19...more

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Dustin Fulton demonstrates proper positioning of a subject during a radiology demonstration aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, which was deployed to serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus disease (COVID-19 patients) currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City March 29, 2020. Picture taken March 29, 2020. U.S. Navy/MC2 Sara Eshleman/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
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200329-N-EV253-1164 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 29, 2020) - Hospitalman Apprentice Kaylah Jenkins dons personal protective equipment during infection control training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City in support of the nation s COVID-19 response efforts. Comfort will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore-based hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Sara Eshleman)

200329-N-EV253-1164 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 29, 2020) - Hospitalman Apprentice Kaylah Jenkins dons personal protective equipment during infection control training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean...more

200329-N-EV253-1164 ATLANTIC OCEAN (March 29, 2020) - Hospitalman Apprentice Kaylah Jenkins dons personal protective equipment during infection control training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City in support of the nation s COVID-19 response efforts. Comfort will serve as a referral hospital for non-COVID-19 patients currently admitted to shore-based hospitals. This allows shore-based hospitals to focus their efforts on COVID-19 cases. One of the Department of Defense's missions is Defense Support of Civil Authorities. DoD is supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the lead federal agency, as well as state, local and public health authorities in helping protect the health and safety of the American people. (U.S. Navy photo by MC2 Sara Eshleman)
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Lt. J.G. Jan Sangrones leads medical response team training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, which was deployed to serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus disease (COVID-19 patients) currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City March 29, 2020. Picture taken March 29, 2020. U.S. Navy/MC2 Sara Eshleman/Handout via REUTERS.  THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.

Lt. J.G. Jan Sangrones leads medical response team training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, which was deployed to serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus disease (COVID-19 patients) currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, as the...more

Lt. J.G. Jan Sangrones leads medical response team training aboard the hospital ship USNS Comfort, which was deployed to serve as a referral hospital for non-coronavirus disease (COVID-19 patients) currently admitted to shore-based hospitals, as the ship transits the Atlantic Ocean on its way to New York City March 29, 2020. Picture taken March 29, 2020. U.S. Navy/MC2 Sara Eshleman/Handout via REUTERS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY.
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