Siga files application for emergency use of antiviral drug

May 2008
PharmaWatch: Biotechnology;May2008, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p10
Market Research Report
The article reports on the submission of an application by Siga Technologies Inc. to support an emergency use authorization of its orally active, smallpox antiviral drug ST-246. The emergency use authorization mechanism enables the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner to authorize the use of a drug that has not been approved, or has not been approved for a particular use, when the nation is in a state of declared emergency.


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