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Spotlight 88: Fujifilm’s anti-influenza drug Avigan selected to counter new outbreak of Ebola

Avigan_88Fujifilm has announced that its anti-influenza drug “Avigan Tablet 200mg” was selected as one of the supplies to be procured by the Japanese government’s emergency grant aid, extended to counter the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in Guinea. The outbreak of the EVD in West Africa began in 2014. Although the World Health Organization declared the end of Ebola virus transmission in the region in December last year, new clusters of Ebola cases were confirmed in Guinea in March of this year. In response to this situation, the government of Guinea requested that Japan provide a new supply of Avigan Tablet. More