Baltimore Sun – Maryland-based Novavax’s effort to vaccinate the world, from zero to not quite warp speed: ‘This takes time and expertise’

Published on :

On a sweltering June morning, Novavax CEO and COVID vaccine maker Stanley Erck stood on a stage unmasked and did something that would have been unthinkable six months ago: He shook hands with Maryland’s governor.

Novavax Starting Summer of 2021 with Positive COVID-19 Vaccine Data and a Visit from Governor Hogan

Published on :

With a visit from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan at the location of their future Vaccines Innovation Campus and Global Headquarters In Gaithersburg, positive data on their COVID-19 Variant Strain Vaccine, and a Phase 3 Trial showing 90% Overall Efficacy/100% Protection Against Moderate and Severe Disease in PREVENT-19. Novavax had one of the most newsworthy weeks to kick off the Summer of 2021.

Novavax COVID-19 Vaccine Demonstrates 90% Overall Efficacy and 100% Protection Against Moderate and Severe Disease in PREVENT-19 Phase 3 Trial

Published on :

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), today announced that NVX-CoV2373, its recombinant nanoparticle protein-based COVID-19 vaccine, demonstrated 100% protection against moderate and severe disease, 90.4% efficacy overall, and met the primary endpoint in its PREVENT-19 pivotal Phase 3 trial. The study enrolled 29,960 participants across 119 sites in the U.S. and Mexico to evaluate efficacy, safety and immunogenicity, with an emphasis on recruiting a representative population of communities and demographic groups most impacted by the disease.

Maryland Governor Hogan Tours Site of Future Novavax Headquarters in Gaithersburg

Published on :

Governor Larry Hogan today toured the site of the future Novavax headquarters in Gaithersburg and celebrated the unveiling of plans for the new campus. Novavax is a clinical stage vaccine company that works to deliver novel products to prevent a broad range of infectious diseases, including COVID-19.

Novavax Announces Positive Data from Three Complementary Studies of COVID-19 Beta (B.1.351) Variant Strain Vaccine

Published on :

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced preclinical and clinical data on the company’s original recombinant protein COVID-19 vaccine candidate, NVX-CoV2373, and for a new vaccine directed against the SARS-CoV-2 Beta (B.1.351) variant, which was originally identified in South Africa. The data show that the vaccines demonstrated strong immunogenicity and protection against both the Alpha (B.1.1.7) variant, which was originally identified in the United Kingdom, and the Beta (B.1.351) variant as well as the original SARS-CoV-2 in animal and human studies. A preprint of the manuscript, ‘Immunogenicity and In vivo protection of a variant nanoparticle vaccine that confers broad protection against emerging SARS-CoV-2 variants,’ is available at bioRxiv.org and has been submitted for peer review.

Gaithersburg’s Novavax Announces Positive Preclinical Data for Combination Influenza and COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

Published on :

Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced data from a preclinical study of the company’s combination quadrivalent seasonal flu vaccine (NanoFlu™) and COVID-19 vaccine candidate (NVX-CoV2373). The NanoFlu/NVX-CoV2373 combination vaccine demonstrated positive immune responses to both influenza and SARS-CoV-2. A pre-print of the manuscript is available at bioRxiv.org.

Novavax Initiates Pediatric Expansion for Phase 3 Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine

Published on :

Novavax Initiates Pediatric Expansion for Phase 3 Clinical Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today [….]

Novavax Vaccine Could Generate $33 Billion in Revenue through 2027, Analyst Says

Published on :

Novavax is aiming to seek Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine NVX-CoV2373 later this spring. If the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gives it the green light, the Maryland-based company could see revenue of approximately $1.8 billion in sales by the end of the year.