The FDA Could Authorize Novanax Vaccine as Early as May

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  • The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) could authorize Novanax's COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use as early as May, the company's CEO, Stanley Erck told newsmen
  • Novanax's phase three trial in the US is still ongoing, with 30,000 participants
  • Erck said that UK health regulators may likely review the vaccine in April, followed by the FDA a month later
  • In January, Novanax released results from its phase three vaccine trial, revealing that the vaccine was 89.3 percent effective overall
  • The company has signed a deal with the US government to supply 110 million doses of the vaccine