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Contrast Dye Is the Biggest Medical Supply Shortage Since Masks

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Photographer: BSIP/Universal Images Group Editorial

Here’s the latest news from the pandemic.

American doctors haven’t sounded this worried about a hospital supply issue since the early pandemic. This time, instead of masks, it’s “contrast media” made by General Electric — medical dye critical in diagnosing strokes, heart attacks and dangerous lung clots.