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Chinese pharma companies to produce version of Pfizer’s vaccine

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Chinese pharma companies to produce version of Pfizer’s vaccine

Beijing, Mar 18 (Prensa Latina) Five Chinese pharma companies have signed an agreement with a UN-backed organization to produce a generic version of Pfizer's antiviral Nirmatrelvir, used to treat Covid-19 patients, local press reported on Friday.
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According to Global Times, the five pharmaceutical companies are Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co, Apeloa Pharmaceutical, Fosun Pharma, Zhejiang Jiuzhou Pharmaceutical Co and Shanghai Desano Pharmaceuticals Co. They sealed the agreement with Medicines Patent Pool.

Of the five companies, Zhejiang Jiuzhou Pharmaceutical Co will focus on producing the drug substance and the other four will produce the finished product.

The medicine will be supplied in 95 low- and middle-income nations, comprising 53 percent of the world’s population.

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