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Top of the morning to you. Another busy day is unfolding here on the Pharmalot campus, where we are mulling over our cluttered calendar and plotting our next moves. No doubt, you can relate. After all, this is only the middle of the week and there is so much to be done. This calls, as you may imagine, for a hot cup of stimulation. Our choice is the aptly named Jack Daniels. Yes, this is real. So feel free to join us. Meanwhile, here are some tidbits. The world is a busy place, yes? Hope you make your way today.

The Food and Drug Administration contacted producers of about 20 drugs that either source all of their main ingredients from or are finished in China to gauge if they will face shortages due to the coronavirus outbreak, Reuters notes. None of the companies reported that a shortage is expected for their drugs due to the outbreak. The agency did not identify any of the drugs or the companies, and has so far reached out to more than 180 manufacturers to remind them of their requirement to notify the regulator of any expected supply disruptions.

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