GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WJZ) — A Montgomery County company is getting a $385 million donation as the race to find a vaccine for the coronavirus continues.
Novavax — in Gaithersburg, Maryland — is working on a vaccine for the virusREAD MORE: People In Baltimore Protest In Solidarity, Mourning Daunte Wright's Death After He Was Fatally Shot By Police During Traffic Stop In Minnesota
It has shown promising results in animals, and soon, human trials will start in Australia.
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If the results are good, then phase two will expand the trials to other countries.
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