RSV, flu and cold are currently prevalent among children. To make matters worse, parents are struggling to find basic over-the-counter medications at their local stores due to shortages.
At Target and CVS and other big retailers, many cold and flu medicines are empty.
As you’ve probably noticed, demand is high while supplies are running low.
Cold and flu season has started early, and that’s why you see empty shelves.
Here’s an ounce of prevention to avoid getting sick.
“I think the most important thing is to make sure hydration is key, rest and avoid crowded places so you don’t transfer it to others. And for those who aren’t sick yet, I would say get vaccinated. It’s not too late,” said Amy Nguyen of Aviva Pharmacy.
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https://abc7.com/medicine-for-cold-flu-rsv-cough/12516102/ Are you looking for cold and flu medication but come across empty store shelves? Here’s why