Public hospitals facing bankruptcy; Citibank uprades hospital sector;

> Given the pressures imposed by this recession, more than a few of the nation's public hospitals will end up in bankruptcy, according to one analyst. FierceHealthFinance

> This week, Citigroup raised its hospital sector rating, citing labor costs savings due to the rounds of layoffs that have taken place over the past several months. FierceHealthFinance

> Pharma's spending on lobbying rose during the first quarter by 36 percent, to $47.4 million, with money split between Democrats and Republicans. FiercePharma

> The Obama administration is considering whether the country should launch a fall vaccine campaign that administers three jabs, one for seasonal flu and two more to guard against swine flu. FierceVaccines

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