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Child hospitalized due to formula shortage released

Published: May. 17, 2022 at 8:51 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Mid-South child who was being treated at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital for complications brought on by the formula shortage has been released from the hospital.

Le Bonheur officials tell us the toddler-aged child was released Tuesday.

Pediatric Gastroenterologist Dr. Mark Corkins treated that child and a preschool-aged child. He said both are living with intestinal conditions and require special formula in their diets.

The children were admitted to Le Bonheur for treatment after their particular formula became impossible to find on store shelves.

The preschool-aged child remains in stable condition.

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