Gates Foundation awards Genocea $1.2M; Pfizer gives $2M for vaccine infrastructure;

> Genocea Biosciences ($GNCA) received a $1.2 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to discover malaria vaccines. Release

> The Pfizer Foundation handed out $2 million in grants to build vaccine-related healthcare infrastructure in 5 African countries. News

> Novavax ($NVAX) reported its H7N9 VLP vaccine was well-tolerated in a 610-person early-stage trial. Item

> McMaster University received $100,000 to develop a melt-in-the-mouth vaccine delivery technology. Article

> Switzerland began preparations for trials of two Ebola vaccines. About 100 people are expected to participate in the trials. Piece

And Finally... Almost 90% of the children who have contracted polio in Pakistan this year were unvaccinated. More

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