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Hospital Expert: Saline Shortages Gradually Improving, Amino Acid Shortfall Getting Worse

February 23, 2018
The situation for hospitals facing shortages of saline in the wake of supply disruptions due to the spate of hurricanes in Puerto Rico is improving slightly, but shortages of amino acids are getting worse and hospitals have been left with no choice but to ration them, according to one hospital supply chain expert. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb recently told lawmakers that all of the key factories in Puerto Rico the agency prioritized getting back on the power grid are now...


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