Pfizer teams up with Sinopharm to market 12 new drugs in China — report
Pfizer and China-based Sinopharm Group have teamed up to seek approval for 12 new drugs in China through 2025, Reuters reported Thursday.
Pfizer agreed to a strategic cooperation agreement with the state-owned Sinopharm on Wednesday, with Sinopharm President Liu Yong saying the agreement will accelerate the delivery of Pfizer’s new drugs to patients, Reuters reported.
The deal builds on Pfizer’s recent partnerships in China, with state-owned Meheco agreeing to import and distribute its Covid-19 antiviral Paxlovid through next November, as well as another 5-year deal with Zhejiang Huahai signed last August to produce and sell Paxlovid too.
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