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Novartis subsidiary Sandoz's antibiotics efforts bear fruit during pandemic

Sandoz stands out from other pharmaceutical companies, as it produces both the active ingredients for antibiotics and the finished product. This is a strategy that served the company well during the pandemic, says Chief Business Officer Carol Lynch.

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The pandemic has been a blessing and a curse for Sandoz's antibiotics business.

While the demand for antibiotics has generally fallen during the pandemic due to the drastic reduction in the number of surgical procedures, which also affected Sandoz's sales figures, it also caused challenges for the global supply chain, which has helped the generics manufacturer.

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