Sanofi Pasteur Ready to Tackle Flu Pandemic

14 June 2009 (Last Updated June 14th, 2009 18:30)

In the wake of the World Health Organization's decision to raise the pandemic health alert level for the H1N1 (swine flu) virus from level 5 to 6, Sanofi Pasteur has announced its readiness to support government efforts against the outbreak. Sanofi Pasteur president and CEO Wayne Pisano

In the wake of the World Health Organization's decision to raise the pandemic health alert level for the H1N1 (swine flu) virus from level 5 to 6, Sanofi Pasteur has announced its readiness to support government efforts against the outbreak.

Sanofi Pasteur president and CEO Wayne Pisano said the company was committed to developing and supplying a vaccine against the flu strain.

“Sanofi Pasteur remains in continuous communication with these health authorities to help develop a tailored response to local public health needs," Pisano said.