TITLE

Bavarian's Smallpox Vaccine Pact Worth Up To $1.6 Billion

AUTHOR(S)
Sheridan, Cormac
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
BioWorld International;6/6/2007, Vol. 12 Issue 23, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the contract won by Bavarian Nordic A/S to supply a stockpile of next-generation safe smallpox vaccines to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The pharmaceutical company is expected to earn a total of $1.6 billion from the contract. The vaccine produced by Bavarian is based on a modified Vaccinia ankara (MVA) vector and is intended to be administered to people with skin disorders and immune deficiencies.
ACCESSION #
25338762

 

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