NEWS BRIEFS: Hospital short of EpiPens, but not epinephrine

NNSL- August 15, 2018

Yellowknife is in the midst of an EpiPen shortage, and new doses of the medication for life-threatening allergies may not arrive at pharmacies until early September. However, “there is minimal impact to the NWT hospitals,” stated Department of Health and Social Services this week. “While hospitals do use the drug contained in EpiPens, epinephrine, the…

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