The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking action to address the nationwide shortages of EpiPen. The agency says it’s extending the expiration dates by four months on some injectors.

The EpiPen has been on the FDA’s drug shortages list since last May due to supply, distribution and manufacturing issues.

Having the life-saving medication on back order has hit families across the country hard.

Six-year-old Nathan Schuller-Meyer has a life-threatening food allergy and doesn’t leave home without his EpiPen. But his mom says finding one this summer hasn’t been easy.

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