Today’s Infectious Disease News (4/30/22)

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University of Minnesota Team Works to Strengthen Prescription Drug Supply Chains

The COVID-19 brought overdue attention the problem of prescription drug shortages. A team from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy has launched an innovative project aimed at bolstering the global supply chain of essential medications. The Resilient Drug Supply Project (RDSP) is the world’s most extensive database for pharmaceutical procurement, manufacturing and distribution. RDSP uses artificial intelligence to anticipate drug shortages in various parts of the supply chain. Read the article from CIDRAP to learn more about this exciting project!