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Threats to Pharmaceutical Supply Chains - Lessons Learned About Vulnerabilities from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, Prioritizing the Pharmaceutical Industry Supply Chain as National Security Assets
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,130. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria caused severe devastation to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which manufacturers nearly 10 percent of all drugs consumed by Americans. Given the large concentration of pharmaceutical manufacturing based in Puerto Rico, the destruction wrought by a Category 4 hurricane created shortages for specific medical products.