Green Cross Gets Nod For Flu Vaccine

Green Cross gets nod for flu vaccine

Green Cross Corp., a South Korean pharmaceutical company, said Friday that it has won approval from local health authorities for the use of its flu vaccine on young children.

SEOUL, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 28th Sep, 2018 ) :Green Cross Corp., a South Korean pharmaceutical company, said Friday that it has won approval from local health authorities for the use of its flu vaccine on young children.

The Ministry of food and Drug Safety gave the green light to administering the fourth version of its flu vaccine, GC Fluquadribalant, to babies aged between six months and three years old, the company said.

GC Fluquadribalant was developed in 2008 by Green Cross and aims to prevent four kinds of flu with a single shot. Previously, South Korea imported all its flu vaccines.

The company said it plans to distribute 4 million doses of fourth generation GC Fluquadribalant and 5 million doses of the third generation version.

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