Why the U.S. Is Running Out of Medical Supplies

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States and cities across the United States are reporting dangerous shortages of the vital medical supplies needed to contain the coronavirus. Why is the world’s biggest economy suffering such a scramble to find lifesaving equipment?

On today’s episode:

  • Sarah Kliff, an investigative reporter covering health care for The New York Times.

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Sarah Kliff contributed reporting.

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