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Novavax's Ebola vaccine shows promise in PhI

Back in February, Novavax took its Ebola candidate to Australia for a Phase I trial. The company reported positive top-line results from the 230-person trial on Tuesday.

Novavax's Ebola vaccine is in hot pursuit of GSK, Merck, J&J candidates

Novavax announced on Thursday that it would take its Ebola candidate to Australia for a Phase I trial involving 230 healthy adults. It is the fourth company to bring an Ebola vaccine to human trials, but Novavax says it has a better vaccine.

Novavax nabs FDA fast-track tag as search for H7N9 vaccine continues

Right now, the U.S. government is in search of an H7N9 vaccine that can reach the market to help prevent against a potential pandemic. And a new FDA fast-track designation for Novavax's candidate might help it get there a little sooner.

Ebola update: Novavax testing nanoparticle jab, Glaxo gets EMA's advice

With several companies now expediting Ebola vaccines in an attempt to halt the spread of the deadly virus, Novavax has jumped in the race, announcing that it's using its nanoparticle vaccine technology to advance a candidate of its own.

MERS an 'emerging market opportunity,' Novavax CFO says

Last month, critics questioned whether developing a vaccine for Middle East respiratory syndrome made any real sense for governments or vaccinemakers. But fast-forward a few weeks and everyone seems to be paying a little more attention.

Novavax, U. of Maryland report positive preclinical results for MERS vaccine

As the death toll from Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus rises in Saudi Arabia, a vaccine designed by Novavax and the University of Maryland has shown promise in blocking the infection in animals.

Existing antiviral drug could treat H7N9 flu

Researchers at Kansas State University think they've found an existing antiviral drug that could squelch the H7N9 flu.

Novartis, Novavax tout ability to quickly whip up pandemic flu vaccines

Novartis and Novavax both say they're now able to develop new immunizations within months of a viral strain's identification and sequencing.

Novartis, Novavax whip up new bird flu vaccines as pandemic fears flourish

Winter's coming, along with warnings that new cases of H7N9 bird flu in China warrant a global pandemic alert. While the most recent pandemic alarms have fizzled out without any major outbreaks of a lethal virus, the federal government has been supporting work on new vaccine technologies.

Novavax presents positive Phase I data for H7N9 vaccine

The reemergence of H7N9 in China during the past month has reinforced the need for a vaccine. Candidates from Chinese and Taiwanese manufacturers have grabbed the headlines recently, but now a U.S. player, Novavax, has joined the race with positive Phase I data.