Latest "usns mercy" stories
Hospital ship Mercy departs Los Angeles for San Diego
The 1,000-person ship pulled into the Port of Los Angeles on March 27.
By Jon Simkins
DoD expands care to COVID-19 patients in three locations
Military medical support in New York City, New Orleans and Dallas will expand to include COVID-19 patients.
By Kyle Rempfer
Just 18 total patients were sent this week to the USNS Mercy, Comfort
Each hospital ship carries approximately 1,000 hospital beds.
450-person Navy medical unit told to prepare to deploy to Texas and New Orleans to aid in COVID-19 pandemic efforts
There are worries that New Orleans is becoming the next epicenter of COVID-19 as hospitals in Louisiana become overwhelmed.
By Shawn Snow