SPOTLIGHT: California may not have enough respirators to meet H1N1 safety rules

California has enacted some of the strictest laws in the U.S. requiring widespread use of N-95 respirators by healthcare workers. The problem is that the respirators, which are used to prevent the spread of H1N1 flu, are in short supply nationwide. That could be a big problem, because some hospitals could literally go through hundreds of thousands of such respirators in a week, administrators say. Article

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