Sinovac Biotech Ltd. ( SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that it received a revised production license from State Food and Drug Administration for Panflu.1, the Company's H1N1 vaccine. The population has been expanded to include people over 60 years old. The shelf life for PANFLU.1 was extended to one year from six months.
Mr. Weidong Yin, Chairman, President and CEO of Sinovac, stated, "The revised license enables Sinovac to provide our H1N1 vaccine to a broader population across China and lengthens the product shelf life. We continue to work closely with Chinese government to provide citizens with international-quality vaccines and to fulfill our mission of supplying vaccines to eliminate human diseases."