Ambassador Steven B. King joined Prime Minister Andrej Babis on a visit to Novavax’s new facility in Bohumil on August 25, and then he later met with Novavax leadership on August 26. Novavax is a leader in vaccine development, and currently has a candidate Covid vaccine in Phase 2 clinical trials. The facility in Bohumil will be critical for ramping up manufacturing and global distribution of the potential vaccine.
Novavax, Inc. is headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland and acquired the Czech vaccine manufacturing facility Praha Vaccines in May 2020. https://www.novavax.com/