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Article: NORTH CAROLINA TENT MANUFACTURER PITCHES THEIR COMPANY FORWARD

Article: North Carolina Tent Manufacturer Pitches Their Company Forward More than 140 years ago Diamond Brand Gear was founded as a fur and feather trading business. In the early 1900s the company changed gears and began producing canvas drop cloths and then eventually morphed into a tent manufacturer around the start of World War I. […]

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Rapid, Resilient and Reliable are GEOINT’s Three Rs for 2035

The CONOPS focuses on three end states: an integrated GEOINT operating environment, or IGOE; sensor to effect, or S2E; and GEOINT superiority from space, or GSS. Achieving these end states will require technology and capability advances along with new workforce skills and partnerships featuring interoperability across classification levels. For more information, read the following article: […]

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Article: Federal marketplace shows significant growth in NC in 2020

Article: Federal marketplace shows significant growth in NC in 2020 By Abbey Slattery, WRAL Digital Solutions The COVID-19 pandemic had wide-ranging effects on nearly every industry, causing highs, lows and lasting impacts that will likely still be felt for years to come. Despite the turbulence of the year, the federal marketplace came away with a […]

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Human Performance Optimization Advanced Technologies Showcase Now Accepting Quad Charts MBB Symposium Website

TRACK FOCUS: The Department of Defense (DoD) continues to seek ways to improve Service members’ physical, cognitive and emotional health and performance. Effective human performance optimization (HPO) demands improvements in and ways to integrate multiple disciplines–cognitive performance, physical performance, nutrition, psychological health and performance and recovery–in context-specific environments. The DoD is interested in ways to […]

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2021 JCCoE Partnership Day Virtual Meeting

REGISTRATION FEES: The JCCoE Partnership Day Meeting will take place on online, August 18-19, 2021, beginning 9:00 am (U.S. Eastern Time). Only 75 spots will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. R&DA will confirm your virtual attendance confirmation with the email provided on your registration form when payment is received and processed […]

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Article: Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials

Article: Mosquito-Resistant Clothing Prevents Bites in Trials by North Carolina State University. North Carolina State University researchers have created insecticide-free, mosquito-resistant clothing using textile materials they confirmed to be bite-proof in experiments with live mosquitoes. They developed the materials using a computational model of their own design, which describes the biting behavior of Aedes aegypti, […]

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In-Person SE Region Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit Registration Now Open! (Oct 27-28, Wilmington NC)

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Senator Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the 2021 Southeast Region Federal Construction, Infrastructure & Environmental Summit (The Summit) in Wilmington, North Carolina at the Wilmington Convention Center on October 27-28, 2021. HOSTED BY: Office of United States Senator Richard Burr […]

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DHS, Coast Guard seeking floating device innovation

NCMBC is assisting the Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard in their search for a vendor with floating device innovation capability as published by Homeland Preparedness News, Article:   “DHS, Coast Guard seeking floating device innovation” by Douglas Clarkon May 21, 2021.  Feel free to contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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SBA to Host National SBIR Week

SBA Hosts National SBIR Week to Connect Technology Innovators & Entrepreneurs with Research Funding SBA will host the 2021 National SBIR Week from July 19 through July 23 for small business innovators. The virtual event will connect entrepreneurs working on advanced technology to the country’s largest source of early-stage funding – the Small Business Innovation Research […]

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Article: Disruptive by Design: Human Geography and Military Competition

Human Geography Data Analytics (HGDA) while currently in use by social scientists for academic study and by businesses for marketing and sales, HGDA tailored for military purposes can provide commanders with the predictive power needed to optimize operations in support of great power competition.  Article: Disruptive by Design: Human Geography and Military Competition.  June 1, […]

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Article: Industry asked to weigh-in on Navy plan to upgrade combat aircraft avionics software to enhance pilot safety

Military & Aerospace Electronics “Industry asked to weigh-in on Navy plan to upgrade combat aircraft avionics software to enhance pilot safety.” Article:  https://www.militaryaerospace.com/computers/article/14203621/avionics-software-upgrade  by John Kelly on May 20, 2021.  Feel free to contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Article: Proposed 2022 DOD budget would increase defense spending to $715 billion – $9.6 billion over this year.

Intelligent Aerospace “Proposed 2022 DOD budget would increase defense spending to $715 billion — $9.6 billion over this year.” Article:  https://www.intelligent-aerospace.com/military/article/14204537/proposed-2022-dod-budget-would-increase-defense-spending-to-715-billion-96-billion-over-this-year  by Jaime Whitney on June 3, 2021.  Feel free to contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Article: NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Awards Contract for German Navy Aviation Training

Defense Visual Aviation Distribution Service (DVADS) “NAVSUP FLC Norfolk Awards Contract for German Navy Aviation Training.” Article:  https://www.dvidshub.net/news/391387/navsup-flc-norfolk-awards-contract-german-navy-aviation-training/  by Thomas Kreide on March 15, 2021.  Feel free to contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Article: USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) Full Ship Shock Trials

Article: The US Navy has completed a successful 18-month Post Delivery Test & Trials as published by the Defense Visual Aviation Distribution Service (DVADS) “USS Gerald R. Ford’s (CVN 78) Full Ship Shock Trials.” Article:  https://www.dvidshub.net/feature/FullShipShockTrials/  by SA Trenton Edly on June 6, 2021.  Feel free to contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Article: U.S. Coast Guard in honors one of their Aviation Logistic Center’s C-130 pilots

NCMBC would like to join the U.S. Coast Guard in honoring one of their Aviation Logistic Center’s C-130 pilots published by the Defense Visual Aviation Distribution Service (DVADS) “Coast Guard takes fight in memory of fallen aviator.” Article:  https://www.dvidshub.net/image/6693525/coast-guard-takes-fight-memory-fallen-aviator   by U.S. Coast Guard District 5 on June 14, 2021.  Feel free to contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Announcement: Uniforms with programmable fiber could transmit data and more

Article by US Army DEVCOM Army Research Laboratory Public Affairs June 14, 2021 Uniforms with programmable fiber could transmit data and more

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Article: ARPA-E’s new focus: Bridging the valleys of death for clean tech R&D

Article from Canary Media: ARPA-E’s new focus: Bridging the valleys of death for clean tech R&D Published June 1, 2021 by Jeff St. John.

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Article: Atlantic Council Releases Report on the Geopolitical Impacts of Emerging Technologies

AFCEA released an article by Kimberly Underwood on May 26, 2021, “Atlantic Council Releases Report on the Geopolitical Impacts of Emerging Technologies.” The technological revolution is continuing at such speed and enormity that it is reshaping societies and geopolitics across the globe, and “in novel and even unanticipated ways.

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NCMBC Opens Morehead City Office and Welcomes Randy Chandler

May 27, 2021 – The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) is pleased to announce the placement of Randy Chandler as Business Development Professional and Strategic Industry Professional (SIP), and the opening of an expanded service location at Carteret Community College (CCC) in Morehead City, North Carolina. Serving businesses statewide, Mr. Chandler will identify contract opportunities, source them to […]

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NCMBC Office Grand Opening: Morehead City

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SBA NC District Office Names New District Director

Michael P. Arriola Announced as New SBA North Carolina District Director Michael P. Arriola was sworn-in as the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) North Carolina District Director during a ceremony on May 24, 2021. In this role, Arriola will oversee an office that drives economic development by assisting local entrepreneurs to start and grow businesses.  […]

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USO: Operation Jump Start Announcement

CONTACT. Sandy Barnett Regional Development Manager, USO Southeast 704-491-9897 Cell United Service Organizations, Inc.  

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Save the Date(s): NCMBC Announces In-Person Events!

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SAM.gov and beta.SAM.gov Will Be Down This Weekend for Integration

SAM.gov will be completely unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Friday, May 21 at 4:00 PM EDT through Monday, May 24 at 9:00 AM EDT as it is integrated into the modernized environment. This means you will not be able to search for, create, or update entity registrations, exclusions records, Service Contract Reporting, or BioPreferred […]

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Dept of Veterans Affairs, “Meet the Clinician” Series

The Direct Access Program VAMC Events provide marketing opportunities for verified VOSBs and other Small Businesses and their Supplier Partners, to introduce new and innovative products to Clinicians, Physicians and Procurement Decision Makers within the VA and DoD Healthcare Marketplace.  VA Staff receive demonstrations and education on the latest Medical and Non-Medical Products in one […]

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EDPNC: Internship Opportunities

EDPNC is currently seeking applicants for 2 internship opportunities within Global Business Services – One with International Trade and One with Small Business Advisors. Please share the links below with those that you feel may be qualified for one of these positions. https://edpnc.com/careers/international-trade-intern/ https://edpnc.com/careers/small-business-advisor-intern/ Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Nikki Yawn at nikki.yawn@edpnc.com. […]

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HUBZone Final Rule: Extending Map Freeze

Below you will find the final rule published to the Federal Register today related to extending the HUBZone map freeze mandated by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA 2018) from December 31, 2021, to June 30, 2023. Effective date: June 21, 2021 Comment close: June 4, 2021 Federal Register :: HUBZone Program: Extending […]

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Marine Corps Systems Command will host an Industry Day (May 18, Virtual)

Marine Corps Systems Command will host an Industry Day (Virtual) on May 18, 2021. For more information, visit: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/6eaf04cfe5b24a97a63efa886fbf55fa/view Start time: May 18, 1100 EST (meeting space will open 45 minutes prior to start time). The event will last 1 hour. WHERE: Virtual via Adobe Connect Seminar. Limited space available. Industry partners are limited to […]

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Congratulations MCB Camp Lejeune and NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic on the 2021 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award!

Congratulations MCB Camp Lejeune and NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic on the 2021 Secretary of the Navy Environmental Award! To read the full article, visit: https://www.navfac.navy.mil/navfac_worldwide/atlantic/fecs/mid-atlantic/news/navfac_ml-managed_environmental_programs_earn_3_secnav_awards_for_2021.html

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Why NC For Defense? Your Mission is our Mission

The Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina released a great media trifold, “North Carolina: Your Mission is our Mission.”  To view, visit: https://www.ncmbc.us/wp-content/uploads/2021_Defense_Trifold.pdf Contact. Dennis Lewis Business Development Manager Defense Industry Dennis.Lewis@edpnc.com 703.217.3127 www.edpnc.com

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Federal Textile Summit Session: Finding Prime and Subcontract Opportunities (Virtual, May 18-20)

FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT VIRTUAL, MAY 18-20, 2021 Session Spotlight Finding Prime and Subcontract Opportunities: Utilizing SAM.gov, DLA DIBBS, DLA Website, MatchForce.org, NCMBC.us and Other Resources Presenter(s) will discuss how to establish and run agency- and NAICS-focused searches on SAM.gov and the DLA DIBBS system in order to identify contract opportunities. They will also discuss […]

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SBA Administrator Guzman Announces Application Opening for $28.6 Billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Fund prioritizes direct relief to women, veterans, and socially and economically disadvantaged individuals, and includes $9.5 billion in set-asides for smaller businesses SBA Administrator Isabella Casillas Guzman today announced the U.S. Small Business Administration will begin registrations on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT for the Restaurant […]

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North Carolina FBO is listed to offer SAF

The NCMBC supports contractors in aerospace and defense like Koury Aviation in Greenville, NC who is one of the first to offer sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) on the East Coast which has been sparse.  The following article was published by the AIN Online entitled “North Carolina FBO is listed to offer SAF”.  Article: https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/business-aviation/2021-03-04/north-carolina-fbo-latest-offer-saf   by Curt […]

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Federal Textile Summit Session: Textile Workforce and Talent Pipeline: Resources for Government and Industry (Virtual, May 18-20)

FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT VIRTUAL, MAY 18-20, 2021 The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FEDTex will be held in a virtual platform. WHEN. May 18-20, 2021, […]

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Cybersecurity Forum at NC Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum (Aug 4)

19th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum August 4, 2021 The Offices of US Senator Richard Burr, US Senator Thom Tillis, Fayetteville Technical Community College and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the 19th Annual North Carolina Defense Trade Show & Cybersecurity Forum in Fayetteville, North Carolina. About. This […]

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Announcement: Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual)

Mentor-Protégé, Joint Ventures and Teaming Training (May 4 & 5, Virtual) The North Carolina Military Business Center will host a Mentor-Protégé Training, Joint Ventures and Teaming webinar on May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. When. May 4-5, 2021 from 0900-1200 each day. Platform. The NCMBC will host these sessions in an online platform with […]

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US Army Special Operations FY21 Forecast

US Army Special Operations Command FY21 Forecast is now available.  If the NC Military Business Center can assist your business, please reach out to us – full contact list.

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NCMBC Job Opening: Business Development Professional (Fayetteville)

Fayetteville Technical Community College is seeking qualified applicants for this full-time or part-time position. The position works with the North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC) and the Small Business Center (SBC) and participates on the NCMBC business development team. Qualified candidates will possess excellent computer skills, demonstrate evidence of a career that includes flexibility and […]

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ECSU Receives Cybersecurity Grant to Enhance Aviation/Drone Program Curriculums to Meet Growing Workforce Demand

The NCMBC supports our NC state colleges including The Elizabeth City State University (ECSU).  Dr. Kuldeep Rawat, ECSU’s Dean of the School of Science, Aviation, Health and Technology leads the way for enhanced degrees in aerospace and unmanned aerial vehicles working closely with the DHS USCG and other Federal agencies. The following article was published […]

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Northrop Designing ‘Sky Viper’ Cannon for Army’s Futuristic Attack Helicopter

This article was published by Military.com “Northrop Designing ‘Sky Viper’ Cannon for Army’s Futuristic Attack Helicopter” by Matthew Cox on 11 Mar 2021.  Article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/03/11/northrop-designing-sky-viper-cannon-armys-futuristic-attack-helicopter.html. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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Coast Guard utilizes C-27J Spartan aircraft for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries on both coasts

The following was published by the DHS USCG entitled “Coast Guard utilizes C-27J Spartan aircraft for COVID-19 vaccine deliveries on both coasts”.  Article: https://www.dcms.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Acquisitions-CG-9/Newsroom/Latest-Acquisition-News/Article/2531897/coast-guard-utilizes-c-27j-spartan-aircraft-for-covid-19-vaccine-deliveries-on-bo/, March 10, 2021.  For more information, please contact Darleen Stein, steind@ncmbc.us.

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VIRTUAL SUMMIT ANNOUNCEMENT: FEDERAL & DEFENSE TEXTILE SUMMIT MAY 18-20, 2021

The Offices of Senator Richard Burr and Thom Tillis and the North Carolina Military Business Center are pleased to host the Southeast Region Federal and Defense Textile (FEDTex) Summit. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the FEDTex will be held in a virtual platform. WHEN. May 18-20, 2021, virtually. REGISTRATION AND COST. Registration is now open. There […]

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Program Announcement for the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The […]

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Program Executive Office – Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors Industry Day

PEO IEW&S is made up of a team of seven project managers dedicated to designing, delivering and sustaining advanced technologies to give our Soldier the decisive edge. With offices located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, Fort Belvoir, VA, Redstone Arsenal, AL and Los Angeles Air Force Base, the PEO for IEW&S leads a team of […]

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Media Advisory: Federal Prime Contracts in North Carolina Increased by $2.4 Billion in 2020

NORTH CAROLINA (MAR 10, 2021).  The North Carolina Military Business Center (NCMBC), a business development component of North Carolina’s community colleges, is pleased to announce that businesses executed $9.5 billion in federal prime contracts in our state in FY2020 – $2.4 billion more than in FY2019. This included $6.1 billion in Department of Defense (DoD) prime contracts – $1.5 billion more than in […]

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Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event (April 1, Virtual)

The North Carolina Military Business Center and the North Carolina Defense Technology Transition Office are pleased to announce the Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Industry Outreach Event on April 1, 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Industry Outreach will be held in a virtual platform. When. April 1, 2021 from 0900-1300. About. The […]

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Installation Energy Security Plans and the U.S. Marine Corps

This article was written by Diane Cherry, Strategic Industry Professional, NCMBC.  For more information or assistance, please contact Diane at cherryd@ncmbc.us.  Over the past couple of decades, the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) has been making strides toward energy efficiency and alternative energy methods. In the early 2000s, Marines Corps Base Camp Lejeune was preparing for […]

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ANNOUNCEMENT: ARPA-E OPEN 2021 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT BRIEFING (MARCH 22, VIRTUAL)

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) offered up to $100 million as part of ARPA-E’s OPEN 2021 funding opportunity announcement (FOA). This is the fifth ARPA-E FOA, with past projects achieving breakthroughs in solar, geothermal, batteries, biofuels, and advanced surface coating tech. This particular OPEN solicitation will provide 30 to 50 awards […]

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Special Operations Forces Industry Conference (SOFIC)

Thank you for your interest in SOFIC, scheduled for May 17-21, at the Tampa Convention Center. We appreciate your continued support, and regret to announce that the in-person meeting has been cancelled. NDIA and USSOCOM are pleased to announce the virtual 2021 SOFIC. The annual conference will be held virtually for a second consecutive year […]

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Reps. McHenry, Pascrell introduce American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act

Article provided by eTextileCommunications, link. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-N.C.-10) joined Congressman Bill Pascrell, Jr. (D-N.J.-09) to introduce the American PPE Supply Chain Integrity Act on March 1. This bipartisan legislation will help end the United States’ reliance on Chinese-made Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensure that hospitals and frontline healthcare workers have […]

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