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Novavax expects Omicron vaccine in Q4 this year

Novavax Inc. announced on Friday that it expects "to provide an Omicron-containing vaccine" by the last quarter of this year.

"Novavax is already well underway in our variant program and will accelerate our focus on Omicron BA.4/5, as recommended by FDA in their guidance on June 30th," said the company in a statement published on its website."We expect to have additional preclinical data on Omicron BA.4/5 in the late summer or fall."

In addition, the firm says that clinical data collected so far show that this vaccine prototype provides "broad immune responses" against circulating variants.

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