Novavax [NASDAQ: NVAX] Expand Agreement To Supply 40M Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine To South Korea

Novavax, Inc. [NASDAQ: NVAX] made public that it has extended partnership and license agreement with SK Bioscience. SK Bioscience is the unit of SK Group. As per the earlier signed pact, SK Bioscience has permission to produce and market NVX-CoV2373 for distribution to the Korean administration. NVX-Co2373 is the COVID-19 vaccine of Novavax.

In accordance with the terms and conditions of the new deal, SK Bioscience boosts the making capacity. Furthermore, SK Bioscience has completed the latest buying accord with the Korean administration to provide 40 million shots of NVX-CoV2373 to the Republic of Korea starting in 2021.

The new accord increases a present production pact between NVAX and SK Bioscience and requests for a technology move that is affiliated with the creation of Novavax’s protein antigen. The new accord also includes the delivery of Matrix MTM adjunct and aid to SK Bioscience as required to obtain governing authorization.

Freshly, Novavax has disclosed that its vaccine candidate has demonstrated encouraging outcomes in the Stage III clinical study in the UK. The firm is also carrying out the examination in the Mexico and US and the study reached Phase III.

The earlier signed deal between NVAX and SK is proceeding perfectly, and the new deal extension has added the making ability and technology shift to SK. SK Bioscience will manufacture the protein antigen element of NVX-CoV2373 for Novavax. Novavax is anticipating supplying its candidate to the international market, plus the COVAX Facility.

The vaccine candidate of NVAX became the first vaccine that showed the experimental potency against the initial strain of COVID-19 and the new variant of coronavirus which are evolving in South Africa and the UK.  NVX-CoV2373 could neither be the reason for the COVID-19 attack nor could duplicate it. It is transported in a prepared liquid preparation. It is stable at 2°C to 8°C. It suggests that the current vaccine dissemination ways are perfect for its dissemination.