News tagged with novartis

Continuous drug manufacturing offers speed, lower costs

Traditional drug manufacturing is a time-consuming process. Active pharmaceutical ingredients are synthesized in a chemical manufacturing plant and then shipped to another site, where they are converted into ...

Mar 12, 2012
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Novartis says swine flu vaccine boosts profit

Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis posted on Tuesday an 8.0-percent jump in core annual net profit for 2009, saying that business had been boosted by sales of swine flu vaccine.

Jan 26, 2010
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Novartis denies problems with swine flu vaccine

Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis on Monday denied that it faced hurdles in gaining regulatory approval in Switzerland for one of its swine flu vaccines because of possible bacterial contamination.

Oct 26, 2009
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Novartis starts testing swine flu vaccine

(AP) -- Swiss drugmaker Novartis has begun injecting its swine flu vaccine into people in the company's first human tests, a spokesman said Wednesday. The vaccine is being tested in a yearlong trial of 6,000 ...

Aug 05, 2009
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EU drug agency: License 2 swine flu vaccines

(AP) -- The European Union's drug regulator recommended Friday that two swine flu vaccines be licensed in the 27-nation bloc to ensure their availability before the start of the normal flu season.

Sep 25, 2009
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Seasonal flu vaccine shipping early, demand up

(AP) -- The swine flu pandemic is spurring makers of seasonal flu vaccines to ship them to the U.S. market well ahead of schedule, and supplies are tightening as distributors and others snap up vaccine vials.

Aug 06, 2009
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New steps toward a universal flu vaccine

Researchers at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine have developed a novel influenza vaccine that could represent the next step towards a universal influenza vaccine eliminating the need for seasonal immunizations. They report their ...

May 19, 2010
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