As COVID Vaccine Market Goes Private, US Government Can Still Help Firms Boost Sales
Pfizer and Moderna’s ‘endemic’ COVID vaccine market scenarios anticipate much higher booster rates than have been achieved so far, but performance for 2023 may be aided by the Biden Administration campaign to increase shots this winter.
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Existing emergency use authorizations to remain in effect and FDA may continue to issue new ones. Pfizer and Merck are moving to transition Paxlovid and Lagevrio to full approval as FDA allows prescribing without a positive COVID test first.
Biden administration sets May 11 as end date for public health emergency. CDER has said it will work with sponsors to help them gain approval of COVID therapeutics cleared under emergency use authorizations, but agency will likely not issue a formal transition framework.
US Bivalent COVID Booster Purchases Would Cover About Half Of Population At More than 50% Price Hike
The government is paying a premium for updated vaccines despite the much smaller data packages that will be available at the time of a potential authorization and rollout. The administration also currently lacks funding for boosters for all, but demand may not necessitate such a supply.