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Novavax’s Nuvaxovid Receives Expanded Authorization for COVID-19 in Canada

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Novavax’s Nuvaxovid Receives Expanded Authorization for COVID-19 in Canada

Novavax’s Nuvaxovid Receives Expanded Authorization for COVID-19 in Canada

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  • Nuvaxovid (NVX-CoV2373) received expanded authorization from Health Canada as a homologous booster for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 in adults aged ≥18yrs.
  • The expanded authorization was based on the P-II trial in South Africa & P-III (Prevent-19) trial in the US & Mexico evaluating NVX-CoV2373 in healthy adult participants aged 6-11mos., following their initial 2-dose regimen in the trials. The results from P-III trials showed a greater immune response to levels in line with or over those linked to protection
  • Local & systemic reactions had a median duration of ~2 Days, the incidence of grade ≥3 events were low, and reactogenicity events showed an increased incidence across 3 doses of Nuvaxovid with increased immunogenicity

Ref: PRNewswire | Image: Novavax

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