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Fujifilm Restarting Avigan Trial in Japan to Treat COVID-19

Fujifilm suffered a setback with Avigan in December after the trial data was considered to be inconclusive since it wasn’t a double-blind study. Fujifilm’s new study will involve about 270 patients with the goal of seeking approval again in October for the treatment of mildly sick patients that are not pregnant. Fujifilm is expected to […]

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Fujifilm Continues The Fight Against COVID-19 With More Vaccine Progress

Started manufacturing at Texas base following North Carolina base Promote mass production of candidate drug substances for new coronavirus infection vaccines at two bases in the United States Started mass production preparations at the UK base FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies (FDB), a contract development and manufacturing company for biopharmacy (CDMO) * 1 , has joined FUJIFILM Co., Ltd. (President: […]

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DPRTV: Fujifilm X-E4 COVID First Impressions Review – Get Well Soon Chris!

DPRTV host Chris Niccolls caught COVID and is quarantined from his family and Jordon Drake that remain uninfected thankfully. To pass the time he put together this Fujifilm X-E4 First Impressions Review. We hope he gets well soon. Below is a summary of his brief video review: Handling is the biggest reason to get this […]

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Fujifilm Begins Production of Two COVID-19 Vaccines Candidates at Texas Facility

FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies Begins Production of Two COVID-19 Vaccines Candidates at Texas Facility Texas A&M System contract designates FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies facility for emergency federal use BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas, January 11, 2021 – FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies and the Texas A&M University System Center for Innovation in Advanced Development & Manufacturing (CIADM) today announced that production has […]

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Fujifilm SARS-CoV-2antigen Test Kit Using Silver Amplification Immunochromatography Method

Fujifilm applies for manufacturing and marketing approval for a SARS-CoV-2antigen test kit using silver amplification immunochromatography method* Capital investment for Vietnam production site decided, to provide a stable global supply TOKYO, December 17, 2020 — FUJIFILM Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno) is pleased to announce that it has filed an application with the Pharmaceuticals and Medical […]

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Fujifilm Avigan Found to Have Inconclusive Efficacy For COVID-19 Treatment

While early testing of Fujifilm’s antiviral drug Avigan looked promising for treating COVID-19 we haven’t heard much about the drug since October. Now that proper clinical testing is concluding Avigan is being put on hold for the treatment of COVID-19 in Japan until further clinical evidence of its efficacy shows otherwise acording to reuters. This […]

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