Coronavirus Hasn’t Hurt Drug Supply, but That Could Change
Industry experts say the COVID-19 outbreak is unlikely to limit U.S. drug supplies in the short or middle term. However, they tell AIS Health that increased demand for longer-duration stocks of medication from self-isolating patients could strain supplies going forward.
“We are told at this point that we’re not seeing any [drug] shortages in the marketplace today,” Kelly McGrail-Pokuta, Prime Therapeutics’ vice president of pharmaceutical trade, told AIS Health on March 10.
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