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Fujifilm says Covid-19 drug research may drag on into July

Fujifilm says Covid-19 drug research may drag on into July

Fujifilm Holdings Corp's research on Avigan as a potential treatment for Covid-19 may drag on until July, the company said on Sunday, a further setback in the Japanese firm's race to find a vaccine.

Fujifilm COVID-19 drug research spills into June, dashing hopes of quick approval

Fujifilm COVID-19 drug research spills into June, dashing hopes of quick approval

Fujifilm Holdings Corp will continue research on Avigan into June, Japan's government said on Tuesday, effectively dashing hopes by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that the drug would be approved as a Covid-19 treatment this month.

Fujifilm says to slash 10,000 jobs at Xerox JV, after report on new deal

Fujifilm says to slash 10,000 jobs at Xerox JV, after report on new deal

Japan's Fujifilm Holdings said it is cutting 10,000 jobs globally at its joint venture with Xerox Corp to cope with a decline in the photocopying business, amid speculation of a new deal between the two companies.

Japan plants shut down after quake, fuels economic fears

Japan plants shut down after quake, fuels economic fears

Some of Japan's biggest firms including Sony and Toyota shut down operations in southern Japan Friday after the region's deadly earthquake, but analysts said while the economy could be affected the impact would be far less than previous disasters.