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World To Exhaust Existing Supply Of Sanofi Pasteur’s Snakebite Anti-Venom Next Year, MSF Warns

Associated Press: Doctors Without Borders: snakebite treatment running out
“Doctors Without Borders says the world will run out of one of the most effective treatments for snakebites next year, putting the lives of tens of thousands of people at risk, mostly in developing countries…” (Cheng, 9/7).

Deutsche Welle: Report: snakebite treatment in short supply
“…Existing stockpiles of the anti-venom Fav-Afrique produced by Sanofi Pasteur will expire in June. The company stopped producing the anti-venom last year and has since switched to making a rabies treatment at its facilities…” (9/7).

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