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July 29, 2019 · Leave a Comment

Handling a critical drug shortage: The case of the effect of Hurricanes Maria and Irma on liquid nutrition

By Advancing the Science contributor Advancing the Science contributor (@advancingthescience)

By Adolfo Espitia, Jr., undergraduate public affairs intern Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck back-to-back in Puerto Rico on Sept. 6 and 20, 2017, destroying pharmaceutical manufacturing plants that long supplied Mayo Clinic. Puerto Rico-based factories were the clinic’s single source of an amino acid solution required for preparation of liquid nutrition administered intravenously (called “parenteral […]

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