Melinta Therapeutics Granted European Commission Marketing Authorization for Vabomere® (meropenem and vaborbactam)

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Melinta Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: MLNT), a commercial-stage company developing and commercializing novel antibiotics to treat serious bacterial infections, today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Vabomere® (meropenem and vaborbactam) for use in adult patients with complicated intra-abdominal (cIAI) and urinary tract infections (cUTI), hospital-acquired pneumonia including ventilator associated pneumonia (HAP/VAP), bacteraemia that occurs in association with any of these infections, and infections due to aerobic gram-negative organisms where treatment options are limited. Marketing authorization was granted in all 28 European Union (EU) member states, as well as Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein.