Thai Startup Is Ready to Produce Subunit Vaccine in Few Weeks

 Thai Startup Is Ready to Produce Subunit Vaccine in Few Weeks

Solo-Protein COVID-19 Subunit Vaccine Vial Prop – mRNA. Photo: Spencer B. Davis. CC BY 4.0.



BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s government has revealed that a potential COVID-19 vaccine, derived from plant protein, or subunit vaccine, which uses the same technology as Novavax, could be ready for production in a few weeks.

Deputy government spokesperson Ratchada Thanadirek said the vaccine has been developed by Baiya Phytopharm Co Ltd, a Thai startup company. A subunit vaccine presents one or more antigens to the immune system without introducing pathogen particles, whole or otherwise.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Woraprat Lerpaisal
National News Bureau of Thailand



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