Trump officials blame coronavirus mask shortage on Obama H1N1 response

Posted by on May 14, 2020 1:30 pm
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WASHINGTON — Senior Trump administration officials on Thursday blamed a shortfall of N95 masks early in the coronavirus pandemic on mismanagement after the 2009 swine flu pandemic under former President Barack Obama. The officials, speaking on a White House-organized conference call, said the Trump administration is working to grow the national strategic stockpile of healthcare…