Supply headache: Shortage of Paracetamol reported in retail stores nationwide


KUALA LUMPUR: Paracetamol, a drug commonly used to relieve fever and headaches, are in short supply and difficult to find at community pharmacies and convenience stores in the capital as well as several other places.

According to a recent survey at community pharmacies, shelves for the over-the-counter drug, especially a leading brand, were empty due to high demand caused by the recent rise in Covid-19 numbers.

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