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EpiPen shortage has Minnesota parents, pharmacies scrambling to find lifesaving medication


September 26, 2018

A nationwide shortage of EpiPens has Minnesota families and pharmacies scrambling to obtain the lifesaving medication devices, which are often the only option for people having severe allergic reactions.

The shortage is one of several that have hit the nation's drug market recently, including a new shingles vaccine, prompting federal lawmakers to call for the government to address gaps in pharmaceutical manufacturing.


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