US Department of Defense: 80% of the needles and syringes in the US currently come from China
On February 25, local time, the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the Department of Defense’s response to the new crown pneumonia epidemic. The Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Cummings for the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed at the meeting that 80% of the current needles in the United States Both the syringe and the syringe are imported from China. The Department of Defense assists the Department of Health and Human Services in transporting these medical supplies to the United States to support vaccination efforts. Cummings said that the Ministry of National Defense is using the National Defense Production Law and the Economic Law to increase investment in the production of needles and syringes to solve the problem of insufficient supply of medical supplies and dependence on imports. Senator Reid specifically pointed out that he was surprised that 80% of the needles and syringes in the United States came from China, and asked when the United States can resume domestic supply.