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‘Worst I’ve ever seen:’ Blood shortage adds to hospital struggles during pandemic – The News & Observer (NC)

At various points during the coronavirus pandemic, North Carolina hospitals have faced shortages of masks, intensive care unit beds, COVID-19 antibody treatments and staff, particularly nurses. Now it’s blood that has reached a critical level. A decline in donations over the last year, coupled with a return of demand to pre-pandemic levels, has hospital blood banks operating on thin margins.

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