ImmunityBio’s hAd5 COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Stimulates Memory T-Cell Recall in Patients Infected with SARS-CoV-2

CULVER CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ImmunityBio, Inc. a privately-held, clinical-stage immunotherapy company, today announced positive study results for their human Ad5 (hAd5) COVID-19 vaccine candidate, which shows memory T-cell recall from patients previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 virus. The ability to stimulate SARS-CoV 2 specific T-cells, which recognize the N and S proteins, is a crucial part of the novel design of ImmunityBio’s vaccine candidate. The antibody- and T cell-based vaccin