China’s Health Ministry: Fujifilm’s anti-flu drug effective in treating coronavirus

Shares of Japan’s Fujifilm Holding surged 15%

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Zhang Xinmin, an official at China’s science and technology ministry, announced that favipiravir, also known as Avigan developed by a subsidiary of Fujifilm, had produced encouraging outcomes in clinical trials in Wuhan and Shenzhen involving 340 coronavirus patients. Avigan is an experimental antiviral used to treat RNA viruses, which has…

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