What These 5 Drug Shortages Say About Pandemic Life

The sobering lessons behind spikes in steroids, insomnia drugs, and more

Kate Morgan
Elemental
Published in
8 min readAug 5, 2020

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In early March, Eli Sklarsky, a private school admissions professional in New York City, started building a pharmaceutical stockpile. Sklarsky has an autoimmune disorder that requires him to take eight different medications a day, and as the Covid-19

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Kate Morgan
Elemental

Kate is a freelance journalist who’s been published by Popular Science, The New York Times, USA Today, and many more. Read more at bykatemorgan.com.