What You Need to Know
Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine, NVX-CoV2601 (Nuvaxovid), is distinct from many other COVID-19 vaccines as it does not utilize the mRNA platform.
The vaccine incorporates a patented saponin-based Matrix-M adjuvant. The Matrix-M adjuvant enhances both the cellular and humoral arms of the immune system.
The NVX-CoV2601 vaccine has practical advantages in terms of storage and shelf life. It can be stored at temperatures between 2 to 8 degrees Celsius, making distribution and administration more straightforward.