Åhus is the second largest town of Kristianstad Municipality, Skåne County in southernmost Sweden. The population is 8,984 in the winter (2005) but it triples in the summer due to the predominantly German tourists who come seeking the great beaches and the beautiful nature of the Helgeå and Hanöbukten area.
The town is also center for the famous Swedish Eel-parties ("ålagille"), where people come together during August and September to eat eel and drink considerable amounts of schnapps, mostly the locally produced Absolut Vodka.
Alexion Initiates Clinical Trial of Eculizumab as a Potential Treatment for Patients with STEC-HUS in Expanded Response to EHEC Crisis in Germany.
Jul 05, 2011; Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALXN) and Alexion Pharma International Sarl (APIS), announced that the...