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AstraZeneca to invest $360 million in new Irish drug manufacturing site

AstraZeneca to invest $360 million in new Irish drug manufacturing site
AstraZeneca to invest $360 million in new Irish drug manufacturing site   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  
By Reuters

<div> <p> – AstraZeneca said on Tuesday it would invest $360 million to develop an advanced manufacturing facility in Ireland to produce primary ingredients for medicines.</p> <p>The Anglo-Swedish drugmaker, which completed its $39 billion purchase of rare disease drugs maker Alexion in July, has a large portfolio of treatments for cancer, heart disease, diabetes and a <span class="caps">COVID</span>-19 vaccine, with several drugs under trials. </p> <p/> </div>