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No-deal Brexit could deepen Europe’s shortage of medicine, experts say

HEALTH RISK:The UK exported about US$14.5 billion worth of medicines in 2016, and a disorderly withdrawal could disrupt supplies in the bloc, health experts say

Reuters, BRUSSELS

Britain will need to authorize hundreds of new medicines on sale now only thanks to EU-wide registrations. It imports about 37 million medicine packs every month from the EU, industry figures show.

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