Coronavirus Threatens U.S. Drug Supply, Reveals Cracks In Generic Pharmaceutical Industry

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Heard On The Morning Show
prescription drugs, Waleed Alzuhair (CC-BY-NC-SA)
Waleed Alzuhair (CC-BY-NC-SA).

Generic drug shortages loom as the coronavirus pandemic threatens to cut off production in the countries upon which the U.S. relies for its medicine. We look at the drugs that lie in the balance, and learn how the country’s dependence on overseas manufacturing threatens more than its supply — it also threatens Americans’ health.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Katherine Eban Guest

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