Dynavax Signs an Agreement with Sinovac to Develop a Vaccine for COVID-19

Dynavax Signs an Agreement with Sinovac to Develop a Vaccine for COVID-19

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  • The collaboration will assess the combination of Dynavax’s advanced adjuvant, CpG 1018 with Sinovac’s chemically inactivated coronavirus vaccine candidate
  • Dynavax’s CpG 1018 is the adjuvant used in HEPLISAV-B, the FDA’s approved vaccine for hepatitis B. It was developed to increase HEPLISAV-B vaccine’s immune response
  • CpG 1018 provides a technology and a safety database to accelerating the development of a vaccine against COVID-19. The companies intend the collaboration and prior clinical experience of CpG 1018 enables them to rapidly develop a vaccine

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