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African antivenom shortage

African anti-venom Fav-Afrique manufactured by Sanofi will be gone by 2016. 

The cocktail of equine derived antivenom that offers protection against the 10 most common venomous snakes in Africa was last made in 2014 and has an expiration date of 2016. No new product is currently being made.

MNT : Thousands of lives at risk from snake bites as doctors warn antivenom is running dry

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