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Doctors are seeing an increased need for dialysis machines and supplies due to an increasing number of patients experiencing kidney failure. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
Doctors are seeing an increased need for dialysis machines and supplies due to an increasing number of patients experiencing kidney failure. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)
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We've been hearing about the need for ventilators during this pandemic, but doctors are also seeing an increased need for dialysis machines and supplies. That's because an increasing number of patients with the coronavirus are experiencing kidney failure.

Here & Now's Tonya Mosley speaks with Dr. Jonathan Winston, a nephrologist and professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mt. Sinai Health System in New York City.

This segment aired on April 27, 2020.

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