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Genzyme’s Framingham Plant Clears FDA; Restoring Full Supply Could Take All Year

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The subsidiary of Sanofi long has pegged opening of additional plant as critical to restoring full production of Fabrazyme, which has been rationed to Fabry disease patients since a manufacturing interruption in 2009.

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