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Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo Vaccine Submits NDA for Cell-Based Pandemic Flu Vaccine

June 24, 2013
Daiichi Sankyo announced on June 19 that its subsidiary Kitasato Daiichi Sankyo Vaccine filed a new drug application (NDA) the same day for the cell-based pandemic influenza vaccine. The Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare gives financial support to companies…

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