Topic: plant fire

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FiercePharmaAsia: Takeda, Ascletis, Sanofi, Sun and more

In 2017's first issue of FiercePharmaAsia weekly wrap-up, Takeda spends $35 million on a GI deal, Ascletis is armed with $100 million in the country's HCV drug race, Sanofi's dengue vaccine promotional effort is halted by the Philippines' FDA, fire at Sun Pharma's API plant killed two, and more.
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AbbVie North Chicago plant has second fire

An AbbVie manufacturing facility in North Chicago had a fire in a laboratory this week. The origin of the blaze was believed to be electrical but AbbVie is investigating since it is the second fire at the plant in two months.