Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains are usually a tourist destination, but Sanofi is turning a small town in the area into a vaccine manufacturing hub.
Sanofi broke ground on a new formulation and filling facility at its site in Swiftwater, PA, halfway between Philadelphia and Scranton.
The new 32,000-square-foot facility will cost an estimated $160 million, a Sanofi spokeswoman said. Endpoint News The site will be a two-story building that will fill both syringes and vials, according to a Sanofi release in an email. The opening of the site will mark one of three investments made by BARDA in Sanofi to boost domestic production of influenza pandemic vaccines.
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