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Vizient, a group purchasing organization that negotiates lower prices with drug manufacturers, sent recommendations that the Food and Drug Administration expand access to drugs heavily used with ventilator patients. jamesbenet/Getty Images hide caption

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The Coronavirus Crisis

U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients

There have been dramatic spikes in demand for sedatives, pain medications, paralytics and other drugs that are crucial for patients who are on ventilators.

A public service message Stay Home Saves Lives is seen against the Chicago skyline Monday, March 30, 2020. Charles Rex Arbogast/AP hide caption

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In Chicago, COVID-19 Is Hitting The Black Community Hard

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The Supreme Court ruled in cases involving age discrimination and traffic stops. Mark Sherman/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Hands Federal Worker Major Win In Age Discrimination Case

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U.S. May Get More Ventilators But Run Out Of Medicine For COVID-19 Patients

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Deap Lips is a collaboration between Deap Vally and members of The Flaming Lips. Its debut is "a psychedelic dream with jagged edges," perfect for quarantine listening, our critic writes. Erika Mugglin/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Deap Lips' Debut Is An Interstellar Excursion For The Quarantined Mind

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More Guidance On How To Properly Wear Masks

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