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US FDA Fights Persisting IV Supply Shortages From Hurricane Maria

Executive Summary

The September hurricane destroyed Puerto Rican medical device plants, causing a shortage of several key products that's still being felt. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Monday that the agency is allowing more imports and considering other tactics to ease the shortage.


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