Empty shelves are seen at a pharmacy in Shanghai, China, on December 16. Photo: AP
Empty shelves are seen at a pharmacy in Shanghai, China, on December 16. Photo: AP
South Korea

South Korea to rein in Chinese going on medicine shopping spree amid tight supply

  • The government plans to strengthen monitoring to prevent Chinese nationals from buying drugs in large quantities amid unstable supply of cold and fever medicines
  • A report said that a Chinese national bought US$4,732 worth of cold medicine and pain relievers at a pharmacy in Hanam

Empty shelves are seen at a pharmacy in Shanghai, China, on December 16. Photo: AP
Empty shelves are seen at a pharmacy in Shanghai, China, on December 16. Photo: AP
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