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HHS Bans Hoarding of Ventilators, Masks, Gloves

March 26, 2020, 12:12 PM

HHS announced Thursday that N95 respirator masks, various types of ventilators, medical gowns, gloves, and other personal protective equipment would be prohibited from hoarding or price-gouging.

  • HHS also included hydroxychloroquine, a drug that Trump has touted as a possible treatment for Covid-19, but has no conclusive evidence showing so. There have been reports that the drug has been flying out of pharmacies

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