TITLE

HHS Ordering 20 Million Doses Of Bavarian Nordic's Imvamune

AUTHOR(S)
Boggs, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
BioWorld Today;4/17/2007, Vol. 18 Issue 74, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to buy 20 million doses of the Imvamune vaccine from Bavarian Nordic A/S. It might be the first contract award under the U.S. RFP-3, a request for proposals for modified vaccinia ankara (MVA)-based vaccine for smallpox. Bavarian Nordic says the value of the contract might reach $500 million. Imvamune is based on a live, nonreplicating strain of the MVA virus.
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24738046

 

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