The US Army Corps of Engineers Deploys Against Coronavirus

The Jacob K. Javits Center occupies over 22 million square feet on the west side of New York City, a block or so down from where the Lincoln Tunnel splashes into the Hudson River. This week, it had been scheduled to host the World Floral Expo until coronavirus fears scuttled those and most other non-essential plans. Instead, thanks to the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the convention center is being transformed into four field hospitals with a thousand total beds. And that’s only the beginning. Since its founding in…

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