December 19, 2022
Life Sciences
  • Health systems and pharmacies are running out of antibiotics, antivirals, and pediatric cold and flu medications as the worst flu season in more than a decade collides with increased RSV and COVID-19 cases. The situation started when antibiotics manufacturers like Teva and Sandoz reported shortages because they didn’t anticipate the early surge of respiratory diseases and has escalated as providers have prescribed alternative medications. The shortages are being felt around the world, with providers in both the U.K. and Germany sounding the alarm and the EU investigating. (Article here)