India Lockdown: Early Signs of Manufacturing Strains But Resolutions Underway
Pharmaceutical manufacturing in India is facing some early stress amid the new 21-day lock-down but both the industry and government machinery are actively engaged and working together to ensure that disruptions are minimized in the ‘pharmacy of the world.’
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