Nearly six months after ditching its phase II/III COVID-19 vaccination study to chase a booster strategy, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. is now ditching the heterologous booster. The decision to stop internally funding INO-4800 as a booster was made after sifting through data on global demand for COVID-19 vaccines, the condition of the market and Inovio’s own portfolio.
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