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Amid mounting shortage, 5 facts about the nation’s stockpile of emergency medical supplies

Healthcare workers on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 say there aren’t enough supplies for what’s likely to come next as the novel coronavirus continues to spread throughout the United States.  As case numbers rise, doctors, nurses and others have taken to Twitter with the hashtag #GetMePPE — referring to personal protective equipment,… Read More »

A shortage of nurses made worse by a shortage of nursing-school teachers

The nation is facing a nursing shortage that will grow unless schools get government help to maintain faculty. Nursing schools across the United States had to turn away 75,029 qualified applicants in 2018 due to a lack of faculty to teach bachelor’s and graduate-level nursing programs, according to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.… Read More »