News of Note—Bavarian Nordic, vaccine hesitancy and more

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Here is some other vaccine news of note for the week:

> The U.S. government signed off on a $44 million option in its smallpox vaccine contract with Bavarian Nordic. Release

> WHO has named vaccine hesitancy and Ebola among its top 10 threats to global health in 2019. ABC News article

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> An Alzheimer's disease vaccine from United Neuroscience performed favorably in a phase 2 study, the biotech said. Bloomberg Businessweek article

> Valneva secured a $59 million contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to supply its Japanese encephalitis vaccine Ixiaro. Release

> CDMO Almac is expanding its capacity to manufacture personalized cancer vaccines. Outsourcing-Pharma article