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Valneva, Pfizer report good Phase 2 results for Lyme disease vaccine candidate

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The logo of Valneva SE is pictured at the company's headquarters in Saint-Herblain, near Nantes, France, September 13, 2021. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

PARIS, Sept 28 (Reuters) - French vaccine company Valneva (VLS.PA) and U.S. drugmaker Pfizer (PFE.N) announced on Tuesday more positive Phase 2 results, including on the booster response, for their Lyme disease vaccine candidate VLA15.

"We are excited by these additional Phase 2 results, which we believe take us a step closer to making a major contribution against this severe disease, subject to regulatory approval," said Valneva's chief medical officer Juan Carlos Jaramillo.

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Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta; Editing by Kim Coghill

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