Does ‘shelter in place’ really work?Dr. Devi Nampiaparampil and Dr. Janette Nesheiwat discuss who should be staying home amid nationwide calls to self-quarantine and ‘shelter in place’Secretary of Defense Mark Esper announced that his department will provide 5 million N95 respirator masks to the American public, with 1 million “immediately” in order to help slow the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.During a Tuesday afternoon press briefing, Esper addressed additional contributions that the military can make to ease the burden on medical facilities.MCCONNELL TELLS GOP TO PASS HOUSE CORONAVIRUS BILL: ‘GAG AND VOTE FOR IT ANYWAY’“Five million N95 respirator masks and other personal protective equipment from our own strategic reserves,” Esper said, would be made available from his department’s reserves to the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) for distribution. “The first 1 million masks will be made available immediately.”Esper also said that 2,000 “deployable ventilators” will be made available.CORONAVIRUS: WHAT TO KNOWAddressing a request from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make the Army Corps of Engineers available, Esper said he was open to this, but said it would likely be more efficient for state and local agencies to handle matters.“The Corps of Engineers does not build projects — they contract others


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