Vaxart shares plunge 60% on concern that lackluster antibody response will hinder effectiveness of oral Covid vaccine
The first received two low doses of the vaccine – called VXA-CoV2-1 – 29 days apart, while the remaining groups received a single low or high dose. However, neutralizing antibodies were not detected in volunteers after a single dose, Vaxart said. "The immune response is multifaceted," he said, adding that one aspect of the immune response is creating antibodies, in particular neutralizing antibodies. Tucker said the inclusion of the N protein may make the vaccine retain its ability to work against emergent strains. In its "most accelerated timeline," the company expects phase two and phase three studies to be completed by early 2022.cnbc.com
No. 1 Clemson wakes up late to beat Syracuse 47-21
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) throws a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. 1 Clemson used a late boost to pull away to a 47-21 victory after Syracuse drew within a score at 27-21. Syracuse (1-5, 1-4), a 45-point underdog, rallied from 17-0 down to draw within a touchdown late in the third quarter before Clemson regained its footing. The Syracuse Orange couldn't finish this one off, however. There seemed no way Syracuse should be in position to scare the Tigers, yet it had its chances late.