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Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine gets US nod as latest pandemic weapon

As the FDA approves the first Covid-19 vaccine of this kind, EU officials continue to evaluate Novavax’s shot as a booster for adults.

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Novavax Inc.’s Covid-19 vaccine was cleared by US regulators, giving Americans another tool against the virus as cases start to rise again.

The US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) nod makes Novavax’s the first vaccine authorized for adults that mimics the protein that the coronavirus uses to enter cells.

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