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Coronavirus- Eli Lilly’s COVID 19 Treatment could be Ready to Use as Early in September


Pandemic- Eli Lilly’s COVID 19 Treatment could be Ready to Use as Early in September
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The US drug company Eli Lilly's COVID 19 treatment could be authorized for use soon as early in September, said the Chief scientist.

“Lilly is also doing preclinical studies of a third antibody treatment for the illness caused by the corona virus that could enter human clinical trials in the coming weeks,” said Daniel Skivronsky , Chief Scientific officer, in an interview.

It has reportedly already launched human trials with two of the other experimental therapies. One of them currently designed as LY-CoV555, is being developed in partnership with Canadian biotech Abcellera and the other, JSO16,is being developed with Chinese drug maker Shanghai Junshi Biosciences.

Skovronsky said the therapies which may also be used to prevent the disease-  If they prove effective, it could beat a vaccine to widespread use as a COVID 19 treatment.

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