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NOVARTIS GETS GOV'T FLU VACCINE CONTRACT AND GLAXO LANDS $274M DEAL FOR BIRD FLU RESEARCH

May 9, 2006
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Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG said Thursday it received a contract worth up to $220 million from the Department of Health and Human Services to develop a cell culture-derived flu vaccine for seasonal vaccines and rapid response to a potential flu pandemic. Financial News USA (http://www.financialnewsusa.com/release.php?rlsid=5052)