Shionogi COVID-19 vaccine meets primary endpoint as booster
Mar. 04, 2022 10:30 AM ETShionogi & Co., Ltd. (SGIOF), SGIOYPFE, BNTXBy: Jonathan Block, SA News Editor
- Shionogi's (OTCPK:SGIOY +1.9%) COVID-19 vaccine achieved its primary endpoint of increasing neutralizing antibody titers after 28 days when used as a booster shot in a phase 2/3 trial.
- The non-inferiority of Shionogi's (OTCPK:SGIOF) shot was compared against Pfizer (PFE +1.3%)/BioNTech's (BNTX -3.3%) vaccine.
- Shionogi (OTCPK:SGIOY +1.9%) said that compared to Cominary, the Japanese company's vaccine led to a lower incidence of solicited treatment-related adverse events.
- In February, Shionogi (OTCPK:SGIOF) submitted an application for approval of a COVID oral drug in Japan.