GAITHERSBURG, Md.
, 

Dec. 28, 2020
 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — 

Novavax, Inc.
 (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced initiation of PREVENT-19, its pivotal Phase 3 study in 

the United States
 and 

Mexico
 to evaluate the efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of NVX-CoV2373, the Company’s COVID-19 vaccine candidate. The trial builds on research from Phase 1/2 studies demonstrating that the vaccine provoked a robust immune response, generated highly neutralizing antibodies against the virus and was generally well-tolerated.

“With the COVID-19 pandemic raging around the globe, this trial is a critical step in building the global portfolio of safe and effective vaccines to protect the world’s population,” said  Stanley C. Erck , president and chief executive officer, 

Novavax
. “We thank our colleagues and partners who continue to work with us to urgently advance our commercial-scale manufacturing processes, and we are grateful for the hard work and assistance from Operation Warp Speed, the 

U.S.
 FDA and the government of 

Mexico
 on this program.”

Read the full article at: ir.novavax.com

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