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VA patient deaths from coronavirus hit 1,200, but leaders see progress

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Veterans Affairs leaders declared that their coronavirus response in recent months has been a “great success,” with active case numbers falling and department hospitals beginning to resume normal operations. But in testimony before the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie added that department staff are still “routinely putting their lives on the […]

VA patient deaths from coronavirus hit 1,200, but leaders see progress

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Veterans Affairs leaders declared that their coronavirus response in recent months has been a “great success,” with active case numbers falling and department hospitals beginning to resume normal operations. But in testimony before the House Appropriations Committee on Thursday, VA Secretary Robert Wilkie added that department staff are still “routinely putting their lives on the […]

VA patient deaths rise, active coronavirus cases fall as department eyes return to normal operations

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The number of coronavirus deaths at Veterans Affairs hospitals continues to climb even as the number of active cases among the department’s patients continues to drop steadily, according to the latest data released by federal officials on Wednesday. At least 1,082 VA patients and 30 department employees have died from complications related to fast-spreading virus […]