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AstraZeneca Sells Small-Molecule Antibiotics To Pfizer But Still Investing In R&D

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AstraZeneca is selling its late-stage small molecule antibiotics business to Pfizer in a deal that could reach more than $1.5bn, but the company – one of just a few big pharmas working in antibiotics R&D – says it will continue to study novel antibiotics via its MedImmune biologics division.

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