Internet gobsmacked by Pence’s announcement the White House may recommend doctors reuse cloth gowns

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence suggested at the day’s coronavirus task force briefing that within a day, the White House may be issuing new guidelines allowing doctors to wear “cloth gowns” that can be washed and reused, as a means of cutting back on the cost of medical equipment.

Commenters on social media were stunned at this announcement — and didn’t trust the advice at all.

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