İrem GÖL- TDO- Forty million people in California are locked down due to the Coronavirus outbreak, grappling with new rules about what to do and where to shop as the state battles the coronavirus pandemic. Also, Prime Minister of the UK Boris Johnson took the extraordinary step of ordering pubs, clubs and restaurants across the UK to close and announced an unprecedented wage-support scheme to try to prevent a job losses. In New York, Illinois and Connecticut told residents to stay home except for essential activities in order to mitigate the spread of coronavirus. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the closure of the US-Mexico border to all non-essential travel.
As coronavirus continues spreading across the US, local and state leaders have found themselves pleading for federal authorities to deploy military assistance to help them fight the pandemic. The New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio, because of the high numbers of Corona cases in the city begged Donald Trump to deploy federal military assistance. He said “If they got the order this hour to mobilize and get resources to the places in this country that are suffering, they would give it their all and they have the best logistical capacity of any organization in America. They have [an] extraordinary group of medical personnel and material and supplies that they can put on the ground, they know how to do it in a war. I assure you they can do it in their own country.”