NJ Spotlight News

Military medical team leaves Newark hospital to cheers

Clip: 02/21/2022 | 4m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

Amid applause and chants of thanks, 25 members of the U.S. Army’s 115th Field Hospital got “clapped out” Monday morning at University Hospital in Newark, where they had just spent a month -- more than 4,000 clinical hours -- side by side with medical workers exhausted and overwhelmed by omicron’s assault. Staff called the farewell “bittersweet.”

Aired: 02/21/22

Rating: NR

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