COVID-19 & the Medical Supply Crisis

October 8, 2020

As COVID swept the U.S., why did hospitals face deadly shortages of PPE and other medical supplies? How did America’s medical supply chain fail so catastrophically? FRONTLINE, in collaboration with the Associated Press and the Global Reporting Centre, investigates what went wrong in the new documentary America’s Medical Supply Crisis.

AP reporters Martha Mendoza and Juliet Linderman join The FRONTLINE Dispatch to discuss their findings.

The FRONTLINE Dispatch is made possible by the Abrams Foundation and by the GBH Catalyst Fund. Additional support for The FRONTLINE Dispatch comes from the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center.