Burned by COVID supply crunch, hospitals invest in U.S. mask-making

Summary by Ground News
Hospital groups are investing in U.S. production of key supplies including masks, gowns and critical pharmaceuticals. The goal: Avoid a repeat of the early pandemic's life-threatening shortages of essential protective gear. Participants say such projects help support and stabilize domestic manufacturing and downstream domestic supply chains.
4 months ago

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Reuters

Burned by COVID supply crunch, hospitals invest in U.S. mask-making

By Lisa Baertlein LOS ANGELES - Two days before Christmas, a cargo ship left Mumbai with a mask-making machine bound for Illinois-based OSF HealthCare, which will use the equipment to make its own N95 masks. It isn't the hospital group's first foray into manufacturing. After COVID-19 border closures in early 2020 choked shipments from Asia, producer of about 80% of the world's medical

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

Burned by Covid Supply Crunch, Hospitals in US Invest in Mask-making

Michael Alkire said he doubled down on efforts to strengthen US suppliers after January 2020, when China diverted Premier-bound N95 shipments from Taiwan for its own use.

4 months ago·India
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Channel News Asia

Burned by COVID-19 supply crunch, hospitals invest in US mask-making

LOS ANGELES: Two days before Christmas, a cargo ship left Mumbai with a mask-making machine bound for Illinois-based OSF HealthCare, which will use the equipment to make its own N95 masks. It isn't the hospital group's first foray into manufacturing. After COVID-19 border closures in early 2020 choked ship

4 months ago·Singapore
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Financial Post

Burned by COVID supply crunch, hospitals invest in U.S. mask-making

LOS ANGELES — Two days before Christmas, a cargo ship left Mumbai with a mask-making machine bound for Illinois-based OSF HealthCare, which will use the…

4 months ago·Canada
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OAN

Burned by COVID supply crunch, hospitals invest in U.S. mask-making

January 14, 2022By Lisa BaertleinLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Two days before Christmas, a cargo ship left Mumbai with a mask-making machine bound for Illinois-based OSF HealthCare, which will use the equipment to make its own N95 masks. It isn’t the hospital group’s first foray into manufacturing. After COVID-19 border closures in early 2020 choked shipments from Asia, producer of about 80% of the world’s medical masks and protective gear, OS…

4 months ago·San Diego, United States
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Money Control.com

Burned By COVID-19 Supply Crunch, Hospitals Invest In US Mask-making

Two days before Christmas, a cargo ship left Mumbai with a mask-making machine bound for Illinois-based OSF Heal. The goal: Avoid a repeat of the early pandemic's life-threatening shortages of essential protective gear

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