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Cangene gets $362 million botulism contract

June 1, 2006 12:50 AM UTC

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded Cangene (TSX:CNJ) a $362 million contract to supply 200,000 doses of botulinum toxin immune globulin over five years. The company said it will begin receiving payments upon delivery to the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile, which it expects to start by mid- to late 2007. The contract may be extended by up to $234 million for additional tasks related to product manufacturing and clinical testing. ...