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Bavarian Nordic's Covid-19 vaccine has difficult journey ahead

An analyst and a professor in vaccine design think the Danish drugmaker might have arrived late to the Covid-19 vaccine party, as CEO Paul Chaplin also lowers his ambitions.

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Analyst at Pharmium Securities Frédéric Gomez and Camilla Foged, professor in vaccine design at Copenhagen University, are skeptical about Bavarian Nordic’s plan to conquer part of the huge Covid-19 market, reports Danish media Finans.

”Bavarian is in a changing race, and that is the challenge. I’m not so sure that there is a definite need for the company’s vaccine in the current environment,” Gomez writes in an email to the media, pointing out that should Bavarian even make it to approval, it would be a late entry to a market where competitors are already providing well-functioning technologies.

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