Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Fosun Pharma) is a China-based pharmaceutical company with the stated mission of improving human health. It conducts research and development on pharmaceuticals, healthcare services, and medical devices and diagnostics. It also manufactures and distributes various pharmaceuticals.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the company researched and developed both diagnostic tests and vaccines for the virus. The diagnostic test was a nucleic acid detection kit that could process 96 samples in two hours.The company collaborated with BioNTech to develop its mRNA vaccine candidate for use in China.
BioNTech and Fosun Pharma form COVID-19 vaccine strategic alliance in China
March 16, 2020
China gives emergency nod to Fosun Pharma's COVID-19 test kit
March 27, 2020
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- Cluster: COVID-19A cluster of topics related to COVID-19. COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the WHO.