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UNITED STATES

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SCHEDULE 14A

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*** Exercise Your Right to Vote *** Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on June 18, 2020. D15903-P36561 VIELA BIO, INC. VIELA BIO, INC. ONE MEDIMMUNE WAY FIRST FLOOR, AREA TWO GAITHERSBURG, MD 20878 Meeting Information Meeting Type: Annual Meeting For holders as of: April 20, 2020 Date: June 18, 2020 Time: 12:00 PM EDT Location: Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/VIE2020. The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/VIE2020 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page). You are receiving this communication because you hold shares in the company named above. This is not a ballot. You cannot use this notice to vote these shares.This communication presents only an overview of the more complete proxy materials that are available to you on the Internet. You may view the proxy materials online at www.proxyvote.com or easily request a paper copy (see reverse side). We encourage you to access and review all of the important information contained in the proxy materials before voting. NAA] 923349-003 28Apr20 21:08 Page 3


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D15904-P36561 Before You Vote How to Access the Proxy Materials Proxy Materials Available to VIEW or RECEIVE: NOTICE AND PROXY STATEMENT ANNUAL REPORT How to View Online: Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) and visit: www.proxyvote.com. How to Request and Receive a PAPER or E-MAIL Copy: If you want to receive a paper or e-mail copy of these documents, you must request one. There is NO charge for requesting a copy. Please choose one of the following methods to make your request: 1) BY INTERNET: www.proxyvote.com 2) BY TELEPHONE: 1-800-579-1639 3) BY E-MAIL*:    sendmaterial@proxyvote.com * If requesting materials by e-mail, please send a blank e-mail with the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) in the subject line. Requests, instructions and other inquiries sent to this e-mail address will NOT be forwarded to your investment advisor. Please make the request as instructed above on or before June 4, 2020 to facilitate timely delivery. How To Vote Please Choose One of the Following Voting Methods Vote By Internet: Before The Meeting: Go to www.proxyvote.com. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. During The Meeting: Go to www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/VIE2020. Have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrowXXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX (located on the following page) available and follow the instructions. Vote By Mail: You can vote by mail by requesting a paper copy of the materials, which will include a proxy card. 923349-003 28Apr20 21:08 Page 4


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Voting Items The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following: 1. To elect two Class I directors to serve three-year terms expiring in 2023. Nominees: 1) Andreas Wicki, Ph.D. 2) Rachelle Jacques The Board of Directors recommends you vote FORthe following proposal: 2. To ratify the appointment of KPMG LLP as Viela Bio, Inc.’s independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020. NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment or postponement thereof.D15905-P36561 923349-003 28Apr20 21:08 Page 5


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