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Overview: Pharma giants and Bavarian Nordic fight over billion-dollar vaccine market

There is currently no approved vaccine for RSV, which causes serious illness and can be deadly for newborns and the elderly. The race to come first to the vaccine market is heating up, while more companies are close to completing phase III studies. Get an overview of their progress here.

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Respiratory Syncytical Virus, or RSV, causes a respiratory infection. It might not sound dangerous, but it can be.

Just like with the flu, young babies and the elderly are vulnerable to the virus, which causes the hospitalization of 3 million babies and around 336,000 elderly people a year, according to medical journal Nature.

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