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Hurricane Damage To Manufacturers In Puerto Rico Affects Mainland Hospitals, Too

Enlarge this image MedStar Health clinic in Washington, D.C. An affiliated Medstar hospital is just one of many facilities throughout the U.S. that have been hit with shortages of certain medications because of recent hurricane damage to manufacturers in Puerto Rico. Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post/Getty Images At MedStar Washington Hospital Center, doctors and nurses are moving as many patients as they can from intravenous medications to the same drugs in pill form. If the patients are getting common antibiotics…

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