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Skyrocketing doxy price gouging shows further action needed

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Doxycycline has been in such short supply in the US that prices for the broad-spectrum antibiotic, which is used to treat and prevent Lyme disease, malaria, acne, sexually transmitted diseases and other infections, have risen astronomically, from just a few dollars to many hundreds of dollars per treatment according to IMS figures and anecdotal reports.

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