Novavax

Booble

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Anyone who is not yet vaccinated looking into Novavax?

I desperately want to get vaccinated but also very worried about a platelet response given the amount of petechiae that I had post virus Dec 2019/Jan 2020. The hospital where I live is limited and I don't know if they have the proper treatment on hand.

Soo.....I'm excited about Novavax and another opportunity. Although I'm not sure we will get it in my area. The way it is made is very different from the others. They grow the virus in moths (so to speak) and take the little spike proteins and an adjuvant for greater immune response. Efficacy high and I'm working on reviewing the safety info.
 

junkcrap50

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Yes. Before any of the vaccines officially came out, I was most interested in Novavax as it seemed to me to be the "safest," most well understood, and had the fewest unknowns. I'm still quite interested in Novavax. However, new research shows that the spike protein itself is pathogenic and harmful, and in retrospect was a very poor antigen target. But I think I read Novavax used only a fragment of the spike protein. So, that should warrant more research and info to come out.
 

nerd

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The produced spike protein crystals are pre-fused, so they can't fuse with ACE2 anymore. The only complication that is still possible is anaphylaxis. This affects all vaccines that use adjuvants. Overall, it should be a safer vaccine than mRNA-nanolipid and Adenovirus-based ones.
 

Booble

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The produced spike protein crystals are pre-fused, so they can't fuse with ACE2 anymore. The only complication that is still possible is anaphylaxis. This affects all vaccines that use adjuvants. Overall, it should be a safer vaccine than mRNA-nanolipid and Adenovirus-based ones.
You are giving me hope, Nerd!