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Pharmaceuticals

Fujifilm to raise output of Avigan to 300,000 sets by September

Anti-flu drug being tested as treatment for the new coronavirus

Fujifilm expects to raise output of Avigan up to 100,000 treatment courses by July 2020.   © Reuters

TOKYO (Reuters) -- Japan's Fujifilm Holdings Corp said it has expanded manufacturing capacity to "significantly increase" production of its anti-flu drug Avigan that is being tested as a treatment for COVID-19.

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