Novavax Announces Launch of Global Vaccine Education Programs
- 'We Do Vaccines' and 'Know Our Vax' are new educational efforts that provide information regarding vaccines
- Programs explain Novavax' commitment to vaccine development and innovation
GAITHERSBURG, Md., March 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced the launch of its global unbranded 'We Do Vaccines' and 'Know Our Vax' programs, educational efforts aimed to help protect the health of people everywhere in the fight against COVID-19 and other deadly infectious diseases, such as influenza.
The 'We Do Vaccines' program helps provide educational information about the common types of vaccines and how they work, how vaccines are made and tested, and how Novavax' approach to technology makes its vaccines different. The 'Know Our Vax' program provides educational information about Novavax, its global approach, and tried and true technology.
"Novavax' vaccines are built on a well-understood protein-based platform used for other vaccines for decades, and we are committed to fighting the current pandemic and aiding in overall global public health," said John Trizzino, Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Business Officer, Novavax. "We're proud to do our part to ensure that all stakeholders have awareness about their vaccine options through the launch of educational programs such as these."
The programs intend to inspire people to learn more about how vaccines have helped millions of lives and encourage those who have not yet been vaccinated to consider a differentiated option. For additional information, the consumer website is available at www.wedovaccines.com and the healthcare provider website is available at www.knowourvax.com.
Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) is a biotechnology company that promotes improved health globally through the discovery, development and commercialization of innovative vaccines to prevent serious infectious diseases. The company's proprietary recombinant technology platform harnesses the power and speed of genetic engineering to efficiently produce highly immunogenic nanoparticles designed to address urgent global health needs. NVX-CoV2373, the company's COVID-19 vaccine, has received conditional authorization from multiple regulatory authorities globally, including the European Commission and the World Health Organization. The vaccine is also under review by multiple regulatory agencies worldwide. In addition to its COVID-19 vaccine, Novavax is also currently evaluating a COVID-seasonal influenza combination vaccine in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial, which combines NVX-CoV2373 and NanoFlu, its quadrivalent influenza investigational vaccine candidate. These vaccine candidates incorporate Novavax' proprietary saponin-based Matrix-M™ adjuvant to enhance the immune response and stimulate high levels of neutralizing antibodies.
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