2018年8月21日「on edge」

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Tonight, nationwide EpiPen shortages are leaving parents on edge just as students head back to school.
新学期が迫る中 エピペン不足で親たちはぴりぴりしている

I went to the pharmacy as I always do whenever I need an EpiPen, and they said, “We have no EpiPens.”
いつもの薬局に行くとエピペンはないと言われました

Rachel Hamasaki’s kindergartner has a severe nut allergy.
彼女の娘は重度のナッツアレルギーだ

She says she called 34 pharmacies near Denver searching for the critical medicine
before finding one 40 minutes away.
34軒の薬局に電話をかけ40分の距離にある薬局でやっと見つけた

EpiPens help treat allergic reactions to things like insect stings, medications and food.
エピペンはアレルギー反応を補助的に治療する薬だ

The end of the summer is often a peak season for refills.
But according to the FDA,
shortages began in May.
夏の終わりは補充の時期だが5月から品薄状態だという

In a statement, Mylan, the company that sells EpiPens, says they “continue to
experience interruptions” and supplies “vary from pharmacy to pharmacy,”
エピペンの販売元は声明を発表し—
“製造が断続的”で在庫は“薬局によって異なる”が—

but that they’re “actively exploring several options that would help stabilize the supply.”
“供給を安定させるため模索している”とした

 

単語・熟語

on edge
ぴりぴりする

refill
補充

allergy
アレルギー

pharmacy
薬局