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Beijing Advaccine Raises $4.3 Million for Coronavirus Vaccine Development

01:37 EST 12 Feb 2020 | ChinaBio Today

Beijing Advaccine Biotechnology raised $4.3 million in a new funding that will be used to test a coronavirus (2019-nCoV) vaccine. Two weeks ago, Advaccine and Inovio of the US announced a partnership to develop a coronavirus vaccine, with Inovio receiving a $9 million grant from the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to underwrite the work. Advaccine will be in charge of Phase I China testing that will parallel Inovio's. Advaccine expects to complete China preclinical development of the vaccine in 4 to 6 months and then apply for clinical testing approval. More details....

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