FDA: Shortages down by half since intervention began

FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg said new drug shortages dropped by over half since President Barack Obama authorized the agency to take action to prevent shortfalls. The FDA made stopgap approvals, such as allowing the importation of a replacement for Johnson & Johnson's ovarian cancer drug Doxil, to fix some shortages.

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