Generic Drug Supply
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1528 , Segment 3
Episode: New Horizons, Organ Thieves, Iñapari
- Feb 5, 2021 9:00 pm
- 17:19 mins
The pandemic has exacerbated a problem that US hospitals have been facing for years: periodically, they run out of basic injectable drugs for treating critically ill patients. It's because there aren't many factories that make them. But a nonprofit named Civica RX unveiled plans for a factory in Virginia to make injectable generic medicine. Martin VanTrieste is CEO of Civica RX. (Originally aired May 27, 2020).