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May. 5, 2020 2:00 PM EDT

South Bend Tribune. May 3, 2020. It was clear even before pandemic that Indiana should spend more on public health It may not have been the headline from one of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s virtual news conferences last month, but it was something worth noting. The question: “Does Indiana need to...

FILE - In this March 24, 2020, file photo stacks of medical supplies are housed at the Jacob Javits Center that will become a temporary hospital in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in New York. A review of federal purchasing contracts by The Associated Press shows federal agencies waited until mid-March to begin placing bulk orders of N95 respirator masks, mechanical ventilators and other equipment needed by front-line health care workers. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

US 'wasted' months before preparing for coronavirus pandemic

Apr. 6, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After the first alarms sounded in early January that an outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China might ignite a global pandemic, the Trump administration squandered nearly two months that could have been used to bolster the federal stockpile of critically needed medical supplies and...