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We just got the first data showing that antibody drugs could help keep COVID-19 patients out of the hospital. Here are the 9 top drugmakers racing to develop these promising coronavirus treatments

2 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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In the sprint for an effective coronavirus treatment, several of the biggest drugmakers in the world have all landed on the same strategy.
Companies like Regeneron, Eli Lilly, and AstraZeneca are using the body's own disease-fighting proteins, called antibodies, as the source material to develop coronavirus drugs. Six leading efforts have already started clinical trials, led by Lilly, Regeneron, Vir Biotechnology, AstraZeneca, Celltrion, and SAB Biotherapeutics. Lilly and Regeneron are already in the final stage of clinical testing.
An antibody therapeutic could land...
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Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

Study hints antibody drug may cut COVID-19 hospitalizations

2 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By MARILYNN MARCHIONE
A drug company says that partial results from a study testing an antibody drug give hints that it may help mild to moderately ill COVID-19 patients from needing to be hospitalized, a goal no current coronavirus medicine has been able to meet.
Eli Lilly announced the results Wednesday in a press release, but they have not been published or reviewed by independent scientists.
The drug missed the study's main goal of reducing the amount of virus patients had after 11 days, except at the middle of three doses being tested. However, most study participants, even those...
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An Experimental Drug Protects Covid-19 Patients, Eli Lilly Claims

2 days ago   |   By NY Times

A so-called monoclonal antibody lowered blood levels of the coronavirus and prevented hospitalizations. The research has not yet been vetted by independent experts.
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Lilly says antibody reduces need for hospitalization for moderate COVID-19 patients

2 days ago   |   By National Post

Eli Lilly & Co said on Wednesday that its experimental antibody reduced the need for hospitalization and emergency room visits for patients with moderate COVID-19, according to an interim analysis of a mid-stage clinical trial.
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