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sanofi-aventis sales and marketing update

November 22, 2010 8:00 AM UTC

sanofi-aventis said its Shan5 pentavalent vaccine will not return to the market until early 2013 as the company works to address manufacturing issues related to the vaccine. In July, the World Health Organization (WHO) removed Shan5 from its list of pre-qualified vaccines following incidents of sediment sticking to vials. In April, WHO recommended the recall and destruction of all existing lots of the Shan5 vaccine due to the same issue (see BioCentury, Aug. 23). ...