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Tornado damage to the Pfizer facility may exacerbate drug shortages

Tornado damage to the Pfizer facility may exacerbate drug shortages

Albert Bourla, CEO of Pfizer. Lintao Zhang/Getty Images Hospital drug buyers are trying to figure out how tornado damage at a major Pfizer manufacturing facility will affect drug availability across the country at a time of record drug shortages. Healthcare providers Premier Inc. and Vizient Inc. said they are working with other drugmakers to see …

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Debris is strewn around the Pfizer facility on Wednesday, July 19, 2023 in Rocky Mount, NC after storm damage.

Tornado damage to Pfizer plant likely to create long-term shortages of some drugs hospitals need

The fallout from a Pfizer factory damaged by a tornado could put even more pressure on already strained drug supplies to US hospitals, experts say. Wednesday’s tornado struck near Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and ripped through the roof of a Pfizer factory that produces nearly 25 percent of all sterile injectable medicines used in U.S. …

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ADHD Treatment Drug Shortages Continue as Studies Point to Rising Prescriptions - Maryland Matters

ADHD Treatment Drug Shortages Continue as Studies Point to Rising Prescriptions – Maryland Matters

Federal drug agencies and pharmaceutical companies continue to report a shortage of common medications used to treat symptoms of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Stock.adobe.com photo by Alex DiStasi. Federal drug agencies and drug companies continue to report shortages of common drugs used to treat symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), even as recent studies show an …

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