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China starts batch production of A/H1N1 vaccine

2009-06-09 12:36:09 GMT2009-06-09 20:36:09 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

A researcher with Sinovac Biotech Company begins preparation work for producing A/H1N1 influenza vaccine for human use with the seed lot of flu virus "NYMCX-179A". China received on Monday, June 8, 2009 the flu strain samples shipped from the United States, for the mass production of A/H1N1 influenza vaccine. Chinese drug companies are expected to have the vaccine produced by July.(Xinhua Photo)

Researchers with Sinovac Biotech Company begin preparation work for producing A/H1N1 influenza vaccine for human use, after China receives flu virus "NYMCX-179A" on Monday, June 8, 2009 from the World Health Organization, a key ingredient for a A/H1N1 vaccine. (Xinhua Photo)

A researcher with Sinovac Biotech Company begins preparation work for producing A/H1N1 influenza vaccine for human use with the seed lot of flu virus "NYMCX-179A".(Xinhua Photo)

BEIJING, June 9 -- Sinovac Biotech Company, a vaccine-focused biotech company in China, started efforts to manufacture A/H1N1 influenza vaccine for human use on Monday, after it received the flu strain samples from the WHO.

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