Canada orders more smallpox vaccines from Bavarian Nordic

In 2022, Bavarian Nordic will start shipping a new smallpox vaccine order to the Canadian government. This order will not have any new effect on the company's guidance this year.

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Canada's government has commissioned an order worth USD 31.2m at Danish biotech company Bavarian Nordic, according to a Monday press release from the firm.

Bavarian Nordic has collaborated with Canada on the smallpox vaccine for some years. In this country, the vaccine has the name Imvamune. In the US, the vaccine is approved as Jynneos. Bavarian Nordic CEO Paul Chaplin is highly satisfied with the new order.

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