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Drug safety

Policy briefing
Prescription drug shortages force tough treatment decisions
Published June 5, 2023
Hopkins experts discuss current shortages in chemotherapy drugs, antibiotics, and other critical medicines—and how to overcome them
Opioid crisis
OTC Narcan: A big win for public health
Published April 3, 2023
Public health experts from Johns Hopkins share their insights on the FDA's approval of over-the-counter Narcan, which puts the lifesaving medicine in everyone's reach
Strategies for shoring up U.S. drug supplies
Published May 12, 2020
Epidemiologist Caleb Alexander co-authors paper urging government officials, pharmaceutical stakeholders to take steps to protect U.S. drug supply chain