Bavarian Nordic and other vaccine companies suffer as Covid-19 restrictions ease: "You might ask whether the ship has sailed"

Investors are punishing Bavarian Nordic on the stock exchange, and one vaccine professor asks whether now is too late for the firm to get into the lucrative Covid-19 vaccine market.

Bavarian Nordic is headquartered north of Copenhagen. The Danish biotech company still hopes to succeed with its Covid-19 vaccine | Photo: Philip Davali/Ekstra Bladet, Philip Davali

While Danes celebrate the prospect of a life without pandemic restrictions, the hope of a glowing future for Bavarian Nordic’s Covid-19 vaccine is slowly being extinguished.

”You might ask whether the ship has sailed for Bavarian Nordic. The technologies that have the strongest position are those that can quickly be adapted to a new variant,” says Camilla Foged, a professor of vaccine design and delivery at the University of Copenhagen.

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