We can’t help but ask, how do the militaries, in all parts of the world, respond to the COVID19 outbreak. Is it doing us help?
The U.S. military’s coronavirus response includes protection help for service members and families, along with resources and many announced cancellations. Like the response from civilian officials nationwide, the military’s plans change day-by-day.
The US military is increasingly being mobilized to support ongoing response efforts to the coronavirus, which is rapidly spreading across the US.
Indeed, not only that the US army, but the whole world is at war with an invisible enemy.
What Is the Novel Coronavirus?
The novel coronavirus, formally known as COVID-19, is a highly contagious respiratory illness that can spread between people. Symptoms can include a fever, dry cough, body aches and difficulty breathing.
Officials have asked those who have traveled to a high-risk area or who have come in contact with someone known to be infected with the virus to self-isolate for 14 days. Self-isolation or quarantine should include staying home from school or work, avoiding contact with others and watching for signs of infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Researching a coronavirus vaccine
US Army researchers at Army Medical Research and Development Command and Fort Detrick in Maryland and the Center for Infectious Disease Research at Walter Reed Army Institute of Research have been involved in conducting research on a possible coronavirus vaccine.
“They are making great progress there,” Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Wednesday. Army medical research officials say it could take 12 to 18 months, if not longer, to develop a vaccine.
Be in the National Guard
A guard for the country is all we need. People need to stay at home, streets must be guarded and airports are thoroughly screened for residents and citizens that are only from the US. Armies have been disinfecting public spaces, handing out food, and providing transportation and logistics support.
Preparing field and expeditionary hospitals
The US military has a number of rapidly deployable medical units at its disposal, including the Air Force expeditionary medical system, Army combat support hospitals and field hospitals, and Navy expeditionary medical facilities.
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