America’s Medical Supply Crisis

Published on October 14, 2020 by

When the coronavirus hit, why were countless Americans left unprotected amid a desperate shortage of PPE and other critical medical equipment?

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s COVID-positive diagnosis, and as cases spike in parts of the country, “America’s Medical Supply Crisis” examines why the United States was left vulnerable to key equipment shortages — and why problems persist, months into the coronavirus crisis.

FRONTLINE, The Associated Press and the Global Reporting Centre investigate.

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