TERRORISM

BY KEITH NUTHALL
A EUROPEAN Union-wide strategy to guarantee the production, supply and availability of medicines warding off the effects of a biological terrorist attack have been debated at a meeting between the European Commission and the EU pharmaceutical industry. They discussed possible threats, and how to ensure medicines are made available in emergencies. Options included the development of new treatments through market exclusivity incentives and fast-track authorisations. A policy paper on the subject is expected from the Commission this ...


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