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Vaxart Announces Positive Pre-Clinical Data for its Oral COVID-19 Vaccine ProgramLead Vaccine Candidates Generate Anti-SARS CoV-2 Antibodies in All Tested Animals after First Dose

April 21, 2020

Via: BioSpace

Vaxart, Inc.., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing oral recombinant vaccines that are administered by tablet rather than by injection, today announced that it has obtained positive pre-clinical results for its COVID-19 vaccine candidates, with several of the vaccine candidates generating immune responses in all tested animals after a single dose.

“These early pre-clinical results are in line with those for our oral influenza vaccine which was protective in a clinical Phase 2 efficacy study,” said Sean Tucker, Ph.D., chief scientific officer of Vaxart. “Additional data will inform us on which candidate we will move forward into clinical trials.

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