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Parents facing shortage of children’s OTC medicines across Baltimore area

December 9, 2022

Three respiratory illnesses flu, RSV and COVID-19 are all circulating right now among children. The so-called triple-demic is straining pediatric hospital capacity, and, in some areas, parents are noticing a shortage of over-the-counter ibuprofen and acetaminophen for kids. It’s a demand issue. Children are getting sick, parents are looking for relief for them, and so those medicines are flying off the shelf.

Article Source: WBAL

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