Sanofi Pasteur's newly-approved quadrivalent influenza vaccine (QIV) [Sanofi nabs quadrivalent flu vaccine FDA approval for under 2s] may earn as much as $384 million in 2022, according to a forecast by GlobalData.
"With the addition of a fourth strain, participating vaccine manufacturers have undertaken a step towards developing a universal vaccine that could potentially protect against both seasonal and pandemic influenza strains," said Ramya Kartikeyan, PhD PPM, GlobalData's Head of Infectious Disease. Kartikeyan expects that a new wave of QIVs will cannibalize sales revenues generated by trivalent vaccines before fully supplanting them as the standard for vaccination.
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