The Vitals

Sens. Murray, Wyden Ask HHS Which Drugs Face Possible Shortages

November 03, 2017
Two key Senate Democrats asked HHS Acting Secretary Eric Hargan to detail which specific drugs risk possible shortages due to the recent hurricanes, and demanded HHS not withdraw its hurricane-response resources from Puerto Rico until the crisis is averted. “The cumulative impact of the hurricanes has stretched resources thin, and we are concerned about whether HHS is providing an adequate response. We have also been alarmed by President Trump’s suggestion that he may withdraw resources from the hurricane response in...

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