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Bavarian Nordic's Covid-19 vaccine data has been delayed

Results from the first six months of a phase II trial of the potential booster were slated for end-August, but analysis has taken longer than expected.

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Towards the end of last month, Bavarian Nordic was meant to present six-month data from its new phase II trial of Covid-19 vaccine ABNCov2 – but the timeline has changed, Danish business daily Børsen reports.

The Danish drugmaker was hoping to demonstrate that the candidate works on all coronavirus variants, and that it provides a longer-lasting protection than vaccines already marketed, by for example Moderna and Pfizer, but analysis has slowed down the announcement.

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