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USNS Mercy Leaving LA After Treating 77 Patients

The USNS Mercy, a 1,000-bed Navy hospital ship sent to Los Angeles to help take pressure off hospitals — which officials predicted would be overrun by novel coronavirus patients — is departing on Friday after treating just 77 patients.

The hospital ship USNS Mercy departs Naval Base San Diego in support of Pacific Partnership 2018, Feb. 23, 2018. Pacific Partnership, now in its 13th iteration, is the largest annual multinational humanitarian assistance and disaster relief preparedness mission conducted in the Indo-Pacific. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelsey …

LA County Confirms Elon Musk Sent BiPAP Machines, Not Invasive Ventilators

Following a number of articles relating to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s donation — or lack thereof — of medical-grade ventilators to hospitals around the country, Breitbart News reached out to multiple hospitals Musk listed as evidence of his donations to confirm if they had received the ventilators needed to treat the Chinese virus.

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Garcetti Fail: Coronavirus Hits Homeless Housed in Los Angeles Rec Center

In another setback for Democratic Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s effort to move homeless people into neighborhood recreation centers, a homeless individual who was sheltered at a rec center in Granada Hills has reportedly tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus, igniting fears that the virus could start to spread like wildfire among the city’s homeless population.

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks at a Los Angeles County Health Department press conference on the novel coronavirus, (COVID-19)on March 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. - Stressing that they were acting out of "an abundance of caution" Los Angeles County officials today declared a state of emergency for …

Chinese City Offers $71,000 for Tips to Catch Illegal Immigrants

Fuzhou, capital of China’s eastern Fujian Province, is offering up to 500,000 yuan ($71,000) in reward for anyone who reports clues on illegal immigrants as part of an effort to curb the transmission of the Wuhan coronavirus from imported cases, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s Global Times reported on Wednesday.

Police officers wearing face masks to protect against the spread of new coronavirus stand guard at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. Within hours of China lifting an 11-week lockdown on the central city of Wuhan early Wednesday, tens of thousands …