RBDCOV: the first clinical trial looking for a new COVID-19 vaccine is initiated

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The first Phase III clinical trial of HIPRA’s Covid-19 vaccine in immunocompromised people was initiated this week. One of the objectives is to test whether the vaccine can reactivate or re-generate a protective immune response against the virus.


EATG is participating in RBDCOV, a project aiming to study a COVID-19 vaccine in children, adolescents and immunocompromised patients. Drawing from its experience in patients’ advocacy and representation, EATG is contributing to the studies through community insights and outreach.


Funded by the Horizon Europe programme, RBDCOV will test the efficacy, tolerability, and safety of the vaccine against the different variants of COVID-19 using a recombinant protein.


Find more information about the initiation of the first clinical trial of RBDCOV in this press release.

The RBDCOV project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101046118

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