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Oct 14, 2010

Oct 14, 2010

SIGA gets federal contract to produce smallpox antiviral

(CIDRAP News) – In a move to allow the United States to stockpile its first specialized treatment for smallpox bioterror attacks and related infections, SIGA Technologies announced yesterday that it will receive a federal contract to deliver 1.7 million courses of a new antiviral medication.

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