News of Note—Sanofi, Dynavax and more


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

> The FDA approved an expanded use for Sanofi's Tdap vaccine Adacel to allow for repeat vaccinations. Release

> Dynavax predicts an "inflection point" in sales for its Heplisav-B vaccine and that the vaccine will be profitable by the end of 2019. Presentation

> The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) tapped the University of Queensland in a deal worth up to $10.6 million to develop a “molecular clamp” vaccine platform, which enables rapid vaccine production against multiple viral pathogens. Release

> Univercells launched its low-cost vaccine production system, NevoLine, triggering a $4 million grant extension from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to scale up the platform. Release