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The Silent Threat of the Coronavirus: America’s Dependence on Chinese Pharmaceuticals  

Author:  Christine Crudo Blackburn.; Andrew Natsios.; Gerald W Parker.; Leslie Ruyle.

Source: Volume 21, Number 03, March/April 2020 , pp.39-39(1)

Correctional Health Care Report

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As the new coronavirus COVID-19 spreads rapidly around the globe, the international community is scrambling to keep up. Scientists rush to develop a vaccine, policymakers debate the most effective containment methods, and health care systems strain to accommodate the growing number of sick and dying. In the midst of all of this, a potential crisis simmers in the shadows: The global dependence on China for the production of pharmaceuticals and medical equipment. This article is published under a Creative Commons license from “The Conversation.” Correctional Health Care Report’s coverage of Covid-19 is being made available at no charge. This article can be accessed free at https://www.civicresearchinstitute.com/pdfs/CHC-2103-04-Silent.pdf

Keywords: Chinese Dominance in the Pharmaceutical Market

Affiliations:  1: Texas A&M University; 2: Texas A&M University; 3: Texas A&M University; 4: Texas A&M University.

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