Friday, September 14, 2007

Canada cuts deal to ensure it receives anti-pandemic vaccine

Canadian Health Minister, Tony Clement, announced yesterday that Canada has signed a 10-year agreement with Glaxo-Smith Kline (GSK) to ensure Canada receives anti-pandemic vaccine in the event of an influenza pandemic. This agreement is contingent on a $199 million Canadian investment to double the capacity of GSK vaccine plants in Quebec City, allowing GSK to produce up to 225 million doses of an anti-pandemic vaccine.

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