A Children’s Tylenol shortage currently affecting Canada has carried over into the United States, pharmacists in multiple American cities have warned.
The drug’s short supply, experts say, stems from a recent spike in pediatric sickness as seasonal bugs come back with a bang after being suppressed during COVID-related lockdowns.
Worsening matters is a simultaneous shortages of four key antibiotics and respiratory drugs for children, leading to a marked rise in kids being hospitalized with the debilitating respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV.
Now, in addition to reporting shortages of some of the world’s most widely used antibiotics, pharmacies across the US have reported that kids’ Tylenol too has become scarce.
The pain reliever is one of the most popular drugs in the county, and is used to quell youngsters’ fevers.
Across the country, pharmacy workers in states such as New York, New Jersey, Florida, and Michigan have seen their store stock dwindle – with photos showing barren…