Bavarian on lacking coronavirus vaccine funding: Sponsors prioritize speed over quality

Bavarian Nordic and Adaptvac have yet to acquire the necessary financing for their vaccine against Covid-19. Bavarian maintains that it has an excellent candidate at hand.
Photo: Bavarian Nordic / PR
Photo: Bavarian Nordic / PR
BY ELIZABETH MØNSTED JOHANSEN, TRANSLATED BY NIELSINE NIELSEN

Technically, a postponed phase III trial with a vaccine candidate for the respiratory virus RSV should have cleared space for Bavarian Nordic to do clinical trials with the vaccine for Covid-19 for which Bavarian Nordic has acquired the rights from the smaller Danish company Adaptvac.

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