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Media - published on 01 Jun 2018

Shortages are set to worsen as supply chains approach collapse, reports the Daily Mail

“Shortages of some key antibiotics began in 2015,” writes Natalia Rahhal in her coverage of the Foundation’s new white paper on antibiotic shortages. “For many antibiotics, manufacturers rely on a dangerously small set of suppliers for key ingredients. This could push the world closer to a crisis-level shortage”

Natalie Rahhal asks whether the world is on the verge of an antibiotic crisis in her article in the Daily Mail about the Foundation’s new white paper on antibiotic shortages. “In recent years, a growing number of public health agencies and experts have warned that antibiotic resistance is spreading and endangering all humans. Shortages of some key drugs began in 2015.  The white paper is titled “Shortages, stockouts and scarcity: the issues facing the security of antibiotic supply and the role for pharmaceutical companies”.


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