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U.S. Should Focus on Targeted and Temporary Tools to Ensure Access to Medical Supply Chains   [open pdf - 168KB]

From the Key Takeaways: "[1] The coronavirus outbreak has caused many Americans to ask if the U.S. is over-reliant on foreign suppliers of key medical and pharmaceutical goods. [2] While the U.S. has taken pragmatic steps to address possible shortages, it should refrain from increasing regulatory barriers that ultimately decrease access. [3] The Administration and Congress should use targeted and temporary emergency measures to ensure supply of critical pharmaceuticals and medical equipment."

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Issue Brief No. 5057
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2020-04-14
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