Syringes
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Syringes

In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, photo, a refrigerator is filled with finished batches of stored syringes for I.V. pushes at ProMedica Toledo Hospital, in Toledo, Ohio. A nasty flu season is hitting U.S. hospitals already scrambling to maintain patient care amid severe shortages of crucial sterile fluids, particularly saline solution needed to administer I.V. medicines and rehydrate patients.