EU must do more to tackle antibiotic shortages, say patient groups

  25 January 2023

The European Union’s drug regulator needs to do more to tackle shortages of some widely-used antibiotics in the region, according to a letter from a group of European patient and consumer organisations reviewed by Reuters on Tuesday.

The letter to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) comes asĀ antibiotics, including amoxicillin – used to treat bacterial infections and often prescribed for ear and chest infections in children – have been in short supply since October.

Further reading: Reuters
Author(s): Natalie Grover and Maggie Fick
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