Sinovac Schedules 2008 Annual General Meeting

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  • Date: 2009-07-01
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Sinovac Schedules 2008 Annual General Meeting
BEIJING, June 10 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. (NYSE Amex: SVA), a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, announced today that it will hold its 2008 Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2009 at 9:00 a.m. Beijing Time. The meeting will be held concurrently at No. 39 Shangdi Xi Road, Haidian District, Beijing, PRC and at No. 6 Temple Street, St. John's, Antigua. All shareholders of record as of May 27, 2009 will be eligible to vote and are invited to attend. Sinovac 2008 annual report and the proxy statements are also be available at the company's website: http://www.sinovac.com/Investors/SECFilings/ and http://www.sinovac.com/Investors/IRHome/presentation/ .
 
About Sinovac
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacture and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases. Sinovac's vaccine products include Healive® (hepatitis A), Bilive® (combined hepatitis A and B), and Anflu® (influenza). Panflu(TM), Sinovac's pandemic influenza vaccine (H5N1), has already been approved for government stockpiling. Sinovac is developing vaccines for enterovirus 71, universal pandemic influenza, Japanese encephalitis vaccine, and human rabies vaccine. Its wholly owned subsidiary, Tangshan Yian, is conducting field trials for independently developed inactivated animal rabies vaccines.
 
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    For more information, please contact:
 
     Helen G. Yang
     Sinovac Biotech Ltd.
     Tel:   +86-10-8289-0088 x9871
     Fax:   +86-10-6296-6910
     Email: info@sinovac.com
 
    Investors:
     Amy Glynn/Sara Pellegrino
     The Ruth Group
     Tel:   +1-646-536-7023/7002
     Email: aglynn@theruthgroup.com
            spellegrino@theruthgroup.com
    Media:
     Janine McCargo
     The Ruth Group
     Tel:   +1-656-536-7033
 
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