China Clears For Market World's First H1N1 Flu Vaccine, By Sinovac
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
China has given its clearance to the first locally mass-produced H1N1 flu vaccine to Sinovac Biotech. The final approval came after a panel of experts earlier in the week recommended both Sinovac and Hualan Biological Engineering be allowed to produce their versions. As the first, Sinovac's one-shot treatment is likely to be the first on the market, contributing enough dosages to treat 5 percent of the Chinese population by the end of the year. Sinovac was the first company globally to complete clinical trials on a vaccine. (Click here for more
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