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Collins: Schiff May Not Like The Outcome Of A 9/11-Style COVID Commission

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Although House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff is eager to start a 9/11-style, independent commission to investigate the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak, the outcome may not be what Schiff wants, Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee Doug Collins warned on “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning.

“At a certain point in time, there will be a look back at this. There will be a look back at how it happened and how it came about.” Rep. Collins, R-GA, said, “But also I think there is going to be a look back here that I’m not sure Adam Schiff wants to talk about and that is China’s role in this and the fact that as Intelligence Committee Chairman, he was so wrapped up in impeachment when all this hit, that I’m not sure that their was a slow response on both sides because no one was looking at this because he was so focused on the President and what he was trying to do in an election that we were missing basically China’s role and others.”

On Wednesday, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-CA, called for the investigation on Twitter. He wrote, “After Pearl Harbor and 9/11, we looked at what went wrong to learn from our mistakes. Once we’ve recovered, we need a nonpartisan commission to review our response and how we can better prepare for the next pandemic. I’m working on a bill to do that.”

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Health Industry Distributors’ Association: Supply Chain Delays ‘A Healthcare Issue’

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The Health Industry Distributors’ Association (HIDA) released harrowing data stating “Transportation Delays Are A Healthcare Issue.” HIDA’s December release states, “research estimates that approximately 8,000-12,000 containers of critical medical supplies are delayed an average of up to 37 days throughout the transportation system.”

The statement continues, “The West Coast port with the greatest number of delayed medical containers are the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles. The most congested East Coast port is the Port of Savannah.”

An infographic is accompanied with the statement which breaks down the crisis further. 17 is the average number of days the shipments are delayed at the Port. There’s an 11 day average delay by rail, and a 9 day average delay by truck.

In those shipping containers, the infographic states 187,000 gowns, 360,000 syringes and 3.5 million surgical gloves are held. The ports with the most medical delayed supplies are Los Angeles/Long Beach, Savannah, New York/New Jersey, Charleston, Seattle, Oakland, Boston, Baltimore and Houston.

Axios reports under a “Why it matters” headline, that “Per their projections, medical supplies arriving at a U.S. port on Christmas Day won’t be delivered to hospitals and other care settings until February 2022.”

As a result, “that could delay critical supplies at a time when health care is already expected to most need them due to surges from Delta and Omicron.”

Additionally, “The supply chain problems can compound, starting with medical supplies languishing in U.S. ports for an average of 17 days, officials said.”

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