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New York mayor blames Trump for medical shortages

Bill de Blasio hits out at President Trump, saying people will die needlessly unless hospitals can get crucial supplies

US stocks tumbled on Monday amid political wrangling over a coronavirus relief package and a growing number of global deaths.

Battles between Democratic Party senators and their Republican Party rivals prevented an economic rescue package from advancing.

As the politicking continued in Washington, the mayor of New York City has warned people will die needlessly unless a shortage of medical equipment is resolved within days.

 

Al Jazeera’s Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from the US state of Maryland.