AZ's Zavicefta Gains EU Positive Opinion For “Superbug” Infections
The CHMP followed recent EMA guidance to take a flexible approach to drugs against multi-resistant pathogens when recommending approval for AstraZeneca’s latest antibacterial Zavicefta.
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