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- n. Plural form of paucity.
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Fred Friendly, WHO DIED March 3 at the age of 82, helped Edward R. Murrow invent television journalism but was a forceful critic of both its paucities and its excesses.
The paucities are forcing some medical centers to ration drugs - including one urgently needed by leukemia patients - postpone surgeries and other care, and scramble for substitutes, often resorting to alternatives that may be less effective, have more side effects and boost the risk for overdoses and other sometimes-fatal errors.