During the experiment, Dr. Kerr said he could see what they wanted to see in the vaccine against corona. Said David Weiner. Shares of the company have more than quadrupled this year in hopes of making the vaccine a success. It is currently up 18% at $ 15.77.
In April, Inovio had already tested the man for the wax. The preliminary results are expected to arrive next month. The vaccine, named INO-4800, was tested in 40 health workers. The experiment was carried out over four weeks with two injections each.
Several drug manufacturers, including Moderna Ink, Pfizer Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Sanofi Sani PA and AstraZeneca PLC, are working on developing the vaccine. Earlier, Modena had claimed that the experiment in volunteers produced safe antibodies.
There are hundreds of companies in the US that have developed vaccines. Experts say it takes 12 to 18 months to develop a safe and effective vaccine, as there is no approved vaccine in the world.