• Explainer: How the coronavirus crisis is affecting food supply

    4 days ago - By Reuters

    Like other parts of the global economy, food supply chains have been disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and empty supermarket shelves have become a symbol of the crisis.
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  • The Coronavirus Pandemic Is Creating a Drug Supply Crisis Just When We Most Need Medicine

    4 days ago - By Time

    As the world scrambles for a magic pharmaceutical bullet to stop the coronavirus, drugs perceived as cures - despite reed-thin evidence - have vanished from pharmacy shelves. Just last Friday, after President Trump touted the still unproven remedy of a malaria drug , hydroxychloroquine, the Food and Drug Administration lifted a restriction it had imposed on a Indian drug manufacturer with a record of manipulating its quality data, to allow it to make the active ingredient now suddenly in hot demand. With the United States long dependent on foreign drug manufacturers for low-cost medicine...
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