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Babies hospitalized as formula shortage grows more dire


As formula becomes nearly impossible to find, parents are becoming even more frantic — and the consequences are growing more dire.

A lack of formula has sent at least four babies to a children’s hospital in South Carolina. An Atlanta hospital is also treating children due to the shortage.

“I’ve never seen anything like this,” said Dr. Mark Corkins, (a faculty member from UTHSC) who treated a hospitalized toddler and preschooler who had specific nutritional needs in Memphis this week.

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