Novavax COVID-19 vaccine, also known as Nuvaxovid (Biocelect Pty Ltd/Novavax Inc) has been provisionally approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) for use in a primary course of vaccination in people aged 18 years and older.
- The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) has recommended the Novavax vaccine be given in two doses, at least three weeks apart.
- Australia has purchased 51 million doses of the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine.
- The Commonwealth has advised that the Vaccine Clinic Finder will be updated to include information about Novavax from 4 February 2021.
Subject to successful TGA batch testing, the Novavax vaccine will be available to be administered from the week of 21 February 2022.
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