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The recurring issue of medicine shortages in France

By: Marie SCHUSTER | James VASINA | Emerald MAXWELL
1 min

It's a recurring issue in France, and it’s a worrying one: medicine shortages. Whether at the chemists’ or in hospitals, it's becoming increasingly difficult for people to find the medication they’ve been prescribed. While anyone can be potentially affected by these shortages, the worst affected are cancer patients and those with neurological diseases. Last year, shortage warnings were sounded 530 times across France, the highest ever in a year. Marie Schuster reports.

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A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett.

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