House Veterans Affairs Committee members are demanding daily and weekly updates from the Department of Veterans Affairs on its response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, along with the answers to 49 questions. In a bipartisan letter to VA Secretary Robert Wilkie released March 18, 27 lawmakers said they are concerned about staying up-to-date as the number of COVID-19 cases rapidly increases across the country. As of March 20, 130 veterans in the VA system had been diagnosed with the illness. Read more on Military.com.
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