Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.The Army is sending highly specialized teams of doctors, nurses, medics and psychologists to the New York City area to help relieve the burden on COVID-19 medical efforts — by bringing makeshift treatment facilities, testing patients, monitoring symptoms for the virus and in some cases treating those infected.“They are being sent to the point of need,” an Army official told Warrior about the deployment.The official said part of the 85-person strong teams, called Urban Augmentation Medical Task Forces, are being sent to NYC to assist the increasingly burdened Javits Convention Center, the official said. NAVY HELICOPTERS DELIVER RESPIRATORS TO PROTECT CREW ABOARD USNS COMFORTFour of the eight teams are being sent to NYC, three to New Jersey and one to Connecticut, according to an Army statement. U.S. Army Reserve Urban Augmentation Medical Task Force Soldiers prepare to board buses at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, to deploy to community hospitals, April 08, 2020. (Staff Sgt. Shawn Morris)At the moment, senior Army leaders are briefing Congress on ongoing COVID 19 efforts in hard hit areas, the Army official told Warrior.The Army built the teams by gathering


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