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China SFDA Official Expects H1N1 Vaccine Shots To Ready In July

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Chinese authorities expect to have a vaccine against the A/H1N1 flu virus ready for inoculations by the end of July. They are counting on receipt of the strain in early June from the World Health Organization directly to drug makers, who are required to produce one following strict WHO protocols. The WHO had said slower-than-usual growth of the virus in laboratories meant the strain would not be available earlier than mid-July. The head of the State FDA's biology-production department said 11 drug companies are capable of producing seasonal flu vaccines, but only one can make the pandemic vaccine. (Click here for more

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