Trump activates National Guard in 3 states amid urgent calls for protective supplies

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With the number of coronavirus cases skyrocketing, President Trump has authorized the activation of the National Guard to three of the hardest-hit states: New York, California and Washington. Meanwhile, there are urgent calls for supplies to protect the medical community on the front lines of fighting the pandemic. NBC national correspondent Gabe Gutierrez reports for TODAY from a Brooklyn hospital.