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Japan Halts Use of Pfizer and sanofi Vaccines
By Stephanie Sutton
Japan has suspended the use of two pediatric vaccines made by Pfizer and sanofi following the deaths of four children in three days.
Regulatory Roundup: FDA Posts PDUFA Meeting Minutes
FDA Posts PDUFA Meeting Minutes
Hamburg Describes Efforts to Develop Medical Countermeasures
By Erik Greb
At a conference on preserving national security at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center last week, FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg stressed the importance of medical countermeasures for responding to natural and deliberate threats to public health.
AstraZeneca Discontinues Pulmicort Production
By Patricia Van Arnum
AstraZeneca announced this week that it will discontinue the production of Pulmicort (budesonide) 100 and 200 µg/dose HFA (hydrofluoroalkane) pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) due to manufacturing issues related to technical aspects of the device, which prevents the ongoing manufacture of the product.
Week of Mar. 7, 2011: Company and People Notes: WuXi and BMS Form Collaboration; F. Michael Ball Leaves Allergan for Hospira; and More.
WuXi and BMS Form Collaboration; F. Michael Ball Leaves Allergan for Hospira; and More.

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