Flying off the Shelf: Lebanese Panic-Buying Medicine as Shortage Looms

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Flying off the Shelf: Lebanese Panic-Buying Medicine as Shortage Looms

“I noticed the hoarding started about a month or two ago. We’re at a point now where we’re running out of medicine,” says Khoury, 35, who has owned her small-town pharmacy for nine years.

“People started demanding from us to prepare an additional two or three months of medicine instead of one,” she explains, adding that the main medicines flying off the shelves are for treating chronic diseases including diabetes, cholesterol and high blood pressure.

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Source: The Daily Star