Biotech partner drops GlaxoSmithKline’s adjuvant as it moves Covid-19 vaccine into PhII/III, citing ‘manufacturing considerations’
When GlaxoSmithKline revealed that its Sanofi-partnered recombinant protein-based Covid-19 vaccine program was running into a major delay, the pharma giant tucked in a paragraph noting the other lower-profile collaborations it had going on that utilized its pandemic adjuvant.
One of those partnerships, though, is now coming to an end.
China’s Clover Biopharmaceuticals — the first biotech to take up GSK’s offer to test its adjuvant system with vaccine candidates back in February — said it’s going to enter Phase II/III with an adjuvant from Dynavax instead.
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