Slovakia buys novel flu vaccines from French company Sanofi Pasteur

The French company Sanofi Pasteur will supply vaccines against the novel flu to Slovakia. The company and the State Material Reserves Administration signed the deal on Monday, November 30, the SITA newswire reported.

The French company Sanofi Pasteur will supply vaccines against the novel flu to Slovakia. The company and the State Material Reserves Administration signed the deal on Monday, November 30, the SITA newswire reported.

The firm will supply 1 million H1N1 vaccines to Slovakia at a price per vaccine of €7.6. The first vaccines should be delivered by the end of this year while the second package should arrive in Slovakia by January 10, 2010.

The complete delivery should be accomplished by February 8, said the head of the Administration's office, Ľubomír Urban. The Administration selected the winner through negotiated procedure without a contract notice. To date Slovakia has almost five hundred reported cases of A (H1N1) flu. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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