The New Paper

December 29, 2020

Novavax begins Phase 3 coronavirus vaccine trials

Novavax announced plans to begin late-stage clinical trials for its coronavirus vaccine candidate. The 30,000-person trial follows earlier studies that the Maryland-based company said demonstrated a “robust immune response.” Interim data from the Phase 3 trials is expected to be available in Q1 of next year.

Extra: Novavax received $1.6B from the US government as part of “Operation Warp Speed.” The company plans to deliver 100M doses in the US if the vaccine is ultimately approved.
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