Novavax, Inc. (NVAX) Provides Update on Influenza Programs  
7/25/2012 9:21:47 AM

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 24, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq:NVAX) today reported positive top-line results from the company's Phase II clinical trial of its quadrivalent seasonal influenza virus-like particle (VLP) vaccine candidate. The study's primary objectives of demonstrating safety and immunogenicity of three ascending dose levels of the quadrivalent influenza vaccine were achieved. The VLP vaccine candidate demonstrated immunogenicity against all four viral strains based on hemagglutination inhibition assay (HAI) responses at day 21, was also well-tolerated with no vaccine-related serious adverse events observed and reactogenicity was considered acceptable. Additional safety and immune response follow-up is continuing through six months post-treatment.