No End In Sight For Nationwide Shortage of Saline Solution Hospitals use clear plastic bags of saline solution, administered intravenously, to keep patients hydrated.
Area Hospitals Scrambling For Saline Solution Amid Rising Shortage Millions of bags of intravenous saline are used by health care facilities every week. An increase in flu cases is a contributing factor.

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