Human trials begin for Novavax's coronavirus vaccine

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Biotechnology company Novavax rolled out its first human trials for its coronavirus vaccine on Tuesday.

Novavax already tested its vaccine on animals in low doses and found it successful, Axios notes. So the Maryland-based company will inject 131 volunteers in the Australian cities of Melbourne and Brisbane, with results of the clinical trial expected to be made public in July.

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