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Drug Shortages Spark Latest Public Health Emergency

A pharmacy technician reaches for a bottle of drugs off a shelve at a pharmacy in Midvale, Utah. (George Frey/Getty Images)

By    |   Thursday, 25 May 2023 07:21 AM EDT

The latest public health emergency isn't contagious, but medical experts are warning that the effects of the current onslaught of drug shortages can inflict just as much devastation as another pandemic.

Life-saving medications, cancer drugs, and even everyday prescriptions are increasingly hard to come by as the country grapples with drug supply-chain issues that have hit commonly used generic drugs particularly hard.

Marisa Herman

Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.

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The latest public health emergency isn't contagious, but medical experts are warning that the effects of the current onslaught of drug shortages can inflict just as much devastation as another pandemic.
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