Dynavax Technologies is a California-based company in the biotechnology industry with a focus on developing novel vaccines. Its first commercial product was a Hepatitis B vaccine called HEPLISAV-B.It develops its medical solutions using Toll-like Receptor (TLR) technology.
The company entered into a partnership with Clover Biopharmaceuticals, a Chinese biotechnology company, to develop a vaccine candidate for COVID-19. The company's roll in the partnership includes technical expertise as well as CpG 1018, an adjuvant that is used in creating vaccines such as the company's own HEPLISAV-B.
Dynavax Technologies also partnered with Sinovac to combine its adjuvant CpG 1018 with Sinovac's chemically inactivated vaccine candidate for COVID-19.
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- COVID-19COVID-19 is the abbreviated name for coronavirus disease 2019, a respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus strain called SARS-CoV-2. COVID-19 was first detected in Wuhan City, China and the outbreak was declared a pandemic on March 11, 2020 by the World Health Organization.
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