GSK Proposes Creating Unit Dedicated To Vaccine Development For Disease Outbreaks
Bloomberg News: Glaxo Proposes Biopreparedness Unit for Outbreaks Like Zika
“As the Zika virus spreads and concern grows about the world’s preparedness for outbreaks, GlaxoSmithKline is proposing the creation of a unit dedicated to developing vaccines for diseases in markets offering little potential profit. The London-based company is ready to provide a facility, staff, and technology, and would welcome funding from the U.S., the U.K., the World Health Organization, and other public entities, Ripley Ballou, Glaxo’s vice president of vaccines, said in a phone interview…” (Chen, 9/8).
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