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Bavarian Nordic initiates phase II trial for Covid-19 vaccine

In a long-awaited phase II trial, Bavarian Nordic starts testing the efficacy of its Covid-19 vaccine for reinforcing existing immunity in persons either previously vaccinated or infected.

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After having recently published promising data for its ABNCoV2 vaccine against Covid-19, Bavarian Nordic now begins a phase II trial for its candidate, Bavarian informs in a press release Monday morning.

"We are pleased to continue development of our Covid-19 vaccine candidate by starting this phase II trial, which we expect will confirm the high levels of neutralizing antibodies already shown by ABNCoV2 in pre-clinical studies as well as a phase I clinical trial," writes Bavarian Nordic Chief Executive Paul Chaplin in the statement.

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