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Washington Post Examines Long Road To Feasible Single-Use Syringe

Washington Post: Why it took so long for the world to start using ‘smart,’ self-destructing syringes
“The World Health Organization called Monday for the worldwide use of needle syringes that self-destruct after a single injection. … The WHO has been hunting for solutions for nearly 25 years. Only recently has the technology become feasible — cheap, easy to use, hard to break — for an announcement like the WHO made Monday…” (Frankel, 2/24).

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