Jacobson Pharma Launches First Influenza/RSV Home Diagnostic Kit in Hong Kong and Macau

OutReach - 5 February
2020 - Jacobson Pharma
Corporation Limited ("Jacobson Pharma" or the  "Group"; Stock Code: 2633)
, a leading company
engaged in research,
development, production, marketing and sale of generic drugs and branded
healthcare products, announced the launch of its
first home diagnostic product for influenza/RSV under the brand name of "Dr. Freeman Flu/RSV Combo"  (the "Product") in Hong Kong and Macau since
January 2020. The product is available in different over-the-counter channels including
major healthcare chain stores and drug stores.


Jacobson launches Dr. Freeman
Flu/RSV Combo
as its first influenza/RSV home diagnostic kit in the markets of Hong
Kong and Macau. It is designed for qualitative determination of specific types
of Influenza A and B virus and respiratory syncytial virus ("RSV") with test
results available in 8 minutes.

Dr. Freeman Flu/RSV Combo is a handy one-step home
diagnostic test designed for qualitative determination of specific types of Influenza
A and B virus and respiratory syncytial virus ("RSV") with test results
available in 8 minutes. The Product marks the first among others of its home diagnostic
portfolio to be launched under the branded healthcare business platform of the
Group. The Group is contemplating a potential
strategic spin-off of its branded healthcare business which comprises
proprietary medicines, proprietary Chinese medicines and branded health and
wellness products such as health supplements, personal care products and
diagnostic kits.


In scientific terms,
Dr. Freeman Flu/RSV Combo uses monoclonal
antibodies specific to the corresponding antigens of influenza and RSV for
determination of the specific types of influenza and RSV infected, apart from the indication of the presence of influenza.


Mr Derek Sum, Chairman
and Chief Executive Officer
of Jacobson Pharma, commented, "We are very pleased for
bringing in this useful home diagnostic product for influenza /RSV to the
markets in Hong Kong and Macau. As a handy, speedy and specific self-diagnostic
tool for the communicable disease, we believe the Product can highly benefit
the public by helping influenza/RSV infected patients to seek prompt and
effective medical treatment at the onset of the illnesses, especially during the
peak flu seasons.


Bearing with the commitment to fulfilling unmet healthcare needs
of consumers, we will continue to enhance our portfolio with high quality,
innovative and well-trusted products in the expansion of our branded healthcare
business as a strategic growth platform. Our ongoing efforts are set to
strengthen our long-term strategic position and thereby enhancing the shareholders' values. ".

About Jacobson Pharma Corporation Limited (????????????Stock Code: 2633)

Jacobson Pharma is a leading generic drug company in Hong Kong. The Group's
proprietary brand portfolio, notably being Po Chai Pills (?????), Ho Chai Kung Tji
Thung San (??????????), Contractubex Scar Gel (???????) , Flying Eagle Wood
Lok Medicated Oil (???????), Tong Tai Chung
Woodlok Oil (????????), Doan's Ointment (???????), Saplingtan (?????), Shiling Oil (?????) and Col-gan Tablet (?????)  have
been widely recognised by the market.
The Group aims at the continued
strategic enrichment of  both of its generic drug and branded
healthcare portfolios through the addition of high value-added products. With its corporate headquarters based in Hong
Kong, the Group has also established its operating subsidiaries
in China, Macau, Taiwan, Singapore and Cambodia forming a regional commercial
platform to tap the market potential in the Asia Pacific and Greater China region. Jacobson Pharma
has been a constituent stock of MSCI Hong Kong Micro Cap Index since 1 June
2017. For more details about Jacobson Pharma, please visit the Group's website:

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