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Critical drugs in short supply
San Francisco Chronicle

Record shortages of prescription drugs in the United States are forcing pharmacists and doctors to scramble to find medications for their patients, suitable alternatives or to delay potentially lifesaving treatments.

Medical professionals, including those at Bay Area hospitals and infusion centers, say they’ve been able to blunt some of the impact by turning to alternative drugs or reserving supplies of vital medications for patients who need them most.

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