US warns that 2nd COVID-19 wave could worsen generic drug shortages

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” Chinese factories that produce raw ingredients for typical antibiotics closed for weeks as of March, and Indias lockdown extended until completion of May,” the report stated, according to ABC. “France, Germany, and China have actually likewise thought about reimposing lockdown steps as COVID-19 cases have started to reemerge.”.

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The federal report, developed by the Department of Homeland Security and distributed to federal government agencies last week, found that the U.S. already is seeing scarcities of more than 200 supplies and drugs due to worldwide shutdowns..

A federal intelligence report discovered that the U.S. is likely to see a getting worse scarcity of generic drugs if another round of shutdowns happens due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to ABC News..

The report is cautioning that another round of shutdowns might even more strain the system in a way that numerous U.S.-based drugmakers would be “not able to rapidly offset,” according to ABC..

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