Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.Having practiced medicine for nearly 30 years, I have seen how foreign dependence, specifically on imports from China, harms the medical supply chain and our readiness for an outbreak firsthand.Just five years ago, I noticed supply shortages even in the course of normal events. Common items like IV solutions and disposable surgical devices, as well as many anesthesia medications, became difficult, if not impossible, to obtain. Surveying the problem, there was a common denominator: “Made in China.”For years, China has created artificial medical supply shortages because they know we depend on their imports. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated problems that were already festering. As a result, the entire country is feeling the impact of our foreign dependence and a weak medical supply chain. It is threatening our long-term health as a nation and it must be confronted with real action. I am supporting two plans that would immediately do so.REBECCA GRANT: CHINA’S CORONAVIRUS DECEPTION CAMPAIGN – THREE PARTS TO THEIR COVER-UP STRATEGYThe Medical Supply Chain Act would help end our excessive dependence on Chinese medical parts. It would do so through three key steps.First, it would

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