Coronavirus LIVE: Medical CRISIS fears as 'essential' everyday drugs face RATIONING

CORONAVIRUS risks sparking a global drugs shortage, medial experts have warned - with fears the deadly outbreak could force medicines for everyday conditions and illnesses to be rationed.

Coronavirus - officially named Covid-19 - broke out in China at the start of the year and has since infected almost 74,000 people world-wide, killing more than 1,800. In a desperate bid to contain the outbreak, China has placed huge lock downs on cities across the country.

At present, as many as 150 million people are currently in Quarantine in the country.

However, there are fears that China’s attempts to contain the virus will lead to a global medicine shortage which may...
source: Express

2020-02-18 22:44
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