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: Colin Powell, Military Leader And First Black US Secretary Of State, Dies After Complications From COVID-19
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.
The company will also use the money for mass production if the vaccine works.MORE NEWS: 'Thought It Was My Body, My Choice': Northrop Grumman Employees Protest Vaccine Mandate