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Friday, January 3, 2014
Taiwan's R & D production of influenza vaccine for the first time in China sales
January 3, 2014
China Taiwan News Network January 3 Taiwan "Guoguang biotech", today announced the successful completion of the 1stinfluenza vaccineavailable drugs in clinical trials, vaccination certificates, Guangxi 1200 participants are expected mid-year, sales in the mainland before the end of , which will hit production of vaccines in Taiwan in the mainland's first sales records.
According to Taiwan's "Central News Agency"reports, with the H7N9 bird flu continent gradually expanded, confirmed cases start to appear, since October 2013, the mainland and Hong Kong reported 13 cases of H7N9 confirmed cases, five cases were in Guangdong, Zhejiang and 5 cases, Hong Kong, two cases, including one case in Hong Kong on December 26 last year, died; Taiwan also two cases of imported cases.
Increased interaction of the three places, especially after the New Year's holiday to return home immediately after the Spring Festival tide, more frequent personnel exchanges.Although there is no evidence of H7N9 avian influenza have sustained human to human phenomenon, but also can not rule out the limitations of human transmission events.