Vaxart is focused on developing oral recombinant protein vaccines administered using a convenient room temperature-stable tablet, rather than by injection. Vaxart’s oral vaccines are designed to generate broad and durable immune responses that protect against a wide range of infectious diseases and may be useful for the treatment of chronic viral infections and cancer. The Company is developing prophylactic vaccine candidates that target a range of infectious diseases, including norovirus, a widespread cause of acute gastrointestinal distress for which two Phase 1 human studies have been completed; seasonal influenza, for which a Phase 2 challenge study was recently completed; and respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, a common cause of respiratory tract infections. In addition, Vaxart is also developing its first therapeutic vaccine targeting cervical cancer and dysplasia caused by HPV types 16 and 18.
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