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China Ensures Drug Supply For Snow Storm Crisis

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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China's State FDA and relevant health departments are revising their operations to ensure an adequate production and supply of drugs during the current snowstorm crisis. Furthermore, any incidence of counterfeit products will be investigated and severely dealt with. Drugs identified include those for respiratory and coronary diseases, frostbite, and orthopedic injuries. The government is also stockpiling large quantities of injection doses, blood products and vaccines. So far there has been no report of drug safety incidents. Pfizer has donated over 1 million yuan's ($139,053) worth of its antibiotic Zithromax to help victims in snow-hit areas. (Click here for more - Chinese Language)

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