Aurobindo Enters Fray For COVID-19 Vaccine
Generic to Teva’s Qvar Filed?
Building on assets acquired from Profectus BioSciences, Aurobindo Pharma has thrown its hat in the ring for a COVID-19 vaccine. Amid speculation it has filed for a generic to Teva’s asthma product Qvar in the US, the company hopes a healthy product pipeline will help it maintain growth despite pandemic-led challenges.
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