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China Manufactures 95% Of The Medicines Used In The U.S.A.

Jeff Katz
March 13, 2020 - 2:00 pm

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said during a Senate hearing on Thursday that Chinese control of pharmaceutical and other medical manufacturing fields has "critically endangered" the United States' healthcare system and economy.

Rubio made the comments during a hearing of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship and insisted that the U.S. needs to drastically improve its medical manufacturing sector. The senator also posted on Twitter that he had spoken to President Trump earlier this week about changing the country's imports, particularly in the medical and pharmaceutical industries.