Bavarian Nordic: We can adapt our vaccine if necessary

If it needs to, Bavarian Nordic will be able to keep pace with Moderna and Pfizer/Biontech and change its Covid-19 vaccine so it works against the Omicron variant.

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It is not yet known whether the current Covid-19 vaccines are effective against the Omicron variant of the coronavirus, or whether they will need to be adapted, says Rolf Sass Sørensen, vice president of investor relations at Bavarian Nordic, to MarketWire. 

"So far, the data we have seen shows that we have been able to offer just as much protection for variants as within the original strain. There has been no difference," he says, adding:

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