Novavax and Government of Canada Finalize Advance Purchase Agreement for COVID-19 Vaccine

Canadian government commits to purchase 52 million doses with option for additional 24 million of Novavax candidate vaccine, NVX-CoV2373

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Jan. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late-stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that it has finalized an agreement with the Government of Canada to supply up to 76 million doses of NVX-CoV2373, the company’s recombinant protein-based COVID-19 vaccine. Canada has committed to purchase 52 million doses of the vaccine with the option for up to an additional 24 million doses. NVX-CoV2373 is currently in Phase 3 clinical development for the prevention of COVID-19.

“We thank the Government of Canada for their confidence in our program and ongoing partnership in the regulatory review and delivery of a safe, effective COVID-19 vaccine for the citizens of Canada,” said John J. Trizzino, Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Business Officer, Novavax. “Novavax is proud to play our part in working tirelessly together with governments, scientists, regulators and others in the global effort to put an end to the pandemic.”

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  1. The Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard , shared on his Twitter account that the CUREVAC (German) and Novavax (USA ) vaccines would start phase 3 in Mexico and that the necessary doses for this will arrive next week.

    He also added that the Chinese CanSino vaccine, which has 15,000 volunteers in Mexico , is about to present the findings of its phase 3, which began in October.

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