Genetically Engineered Bugs Make Malaria Drug | MIT Technology Review

Some are concerned that introducing the synthetic version to the market too quickly might actually be disruptive, discouraging plant-based production. However, at a malaria conference in Nairobi in January, Sanofi said it will introduce its product at the lower end of the market range, with the goal of smoothing out price fluctuations rather than elbowing out other producers. Sixty tons of the drug would meet about a third of the world’s supply, says Subbiah.

via Genetically Engineered Bugs Make Malaria Drug | MIT Technology Review.

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