Novavax completes patient enrollment in US trials for COVID-19 vaccine

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Drug developer Novavax Inc said on Monday it has completed patient enrollment in the late-stage study of its COVID-19 vaccine in the United States and Mexico.

The company said last month its vaccine was 89.3 percent effective in preventing COVID-19 in a trial conducted in the United Kingdom and was nearly as effective in protecting against the more highly contagious variant first discovered in the UK.

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Novavax said it had enrolled 30,000 volunteers across the United States and Mexico.

In the late-stage trial, the company said 20 percent of participants were Latinx, 13 percent were African American, and 13 percent were 65 and older.

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