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Vaxart: OWS To Test Oral COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate In Non-Human Primates

Vaxart, Inc. said its oral COVID-19 vaccine has been selected to participate in a non-human primate challenge study, organized and funded by the U.S. Government's Operation Warp Speed. The study is designed to demonstrate the efficacy of the oral COVID-19 vaccine candidate.

Andrei Floroiu, Chief Executive Officer of Vaxart Inc., said: "Our vaccine is a room temperature-stable tablet, an enormous logistical advantage in large vaccination campaigns."

Vaxart is a clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing oral tablet vaccines designed to generate mucosal and systemic immune responses.

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