Vaccine Info

MERS Vaccines

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May 12, 2021

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) Vaccines

As of May 11, 2021, the U.S. CDC had not approved a MERS-CoV prevention vaccine.

MERS-COV Vaccine Candidates

VTP-500 (ChAdOx1) MERS-CoV is a vaccine candidate from the University of Oxford that consists of the replication-deficient simian adenovirus vector ChAdOx1, containing the MERS Spike protein antigen. The VTP-500 vaccine is administered alone both as a single administration and with a homologous prime-booster.

INO-4700 MERS-CoV is a DNA plasmid vaccine that expresses the MERS CoV spike (S) glycoprotein.

MVA MERS (Modified Vaccinia virus Ankara) is a vaccine candidate that contains the full-length spike gene of MERS-CoV.

NOTE: This page's content is sourced from the U.S. CDC, FDA, WHO,, and the Precision Vax network of websites. This information was last fact-checked by healthcare providers, such as Dr. Robert Carlson.

Clinical Trials

No clinical trials found