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PharmAthene Awarded NIAID Contract For Up to $83.9 Million For Third Generation rPA Anthrax Vaccine Program
Date:9/26/2008

t only our third generation rPA vaccine candidate, but also our novel second generation rPA anthrax vaccine, SparVax(TM) which is positioned for near-term procurement consideration. As previously disclosed on July 31, 2008, we submitted our response to a request for proposals to the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) for SparVax(TM). The solicitation outlined a requirement to procure 25 million doses of a second generation rPA anthrax vaccine intended for inclusion in the Strategic National Stockpile. We were notified by DHHS recently that our proposal was technically acceptable and within the competitive range. The second generation rPA vaccine market represents another significant opportunity for PharmAthene, with a total potential contract award of between $350 million and $600 million. We are confident in the Company's competitive prospects for this award, which DHHS has stated should be announced by year-end 2008."

About Anthrax

Anthrax is an acute infectious disease caused by the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus anthracis and has the potential to be used as a weapon of bioterror when delivered in an aerosolized form. Following germination of the spores, the bacteria replicates and produces three toxins. Anthrax Protective Antigen (PA) initiates the onset of the illness by attaching to cells in the infected person where it then facilitates entry of the two additional destructive toxins -- Lethal Factor and Edema Factor, into the cell.

Antibiotics are the first line of defense against anthrax infection. However, early identification and treatment are critical for successful outcome. Even with aggressive antibiotic therapy, five of the eleven victims of the 2001 anthrax postal attacks died, underscoring the need for improved vaccines and anti-toxins for the civilian population.

About SparVax(TM) and the Third Generation Anthrax Vaccine

SparVax(TM) is a novel second generation recombinant protective (rPA) anthrax vacc
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