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Novavax's Nuvaxovid COVID-19 Vaccine Authorized In U.K. For Use As Booster In Adults

Novavax Inc. (NVAX) said that the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) in the United Kingdom has expanded the conditional marketing authorization for Nuvaxovid (NVX-CoV2373) COVID-19 vaccine as a homologous and heterologous booster dose after the primary series of Nuvaxovid (six months) or of an mRNA or adenoviral vector vaccine for active immunization to prevent COVID-19 caused by the SARS-CoV-2 in adults aged 18 and older.

Nuvaxovid is also available for use as a booster in adults aged 18 and older in the U.S., European Union, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, and Israel. In addition, a number of countries have policy recommendations allowing use of the vaccine as a heterologous or homologous booster dose.

The MHRA previously granted CMA for Nuvaxovid as a primary series in adults aged 18 and older in February 2022, and in adolescents aged 12 through 17 in August 2022.

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