Eli Lilly in Collaboration with NIAID Initiate P-III Study of LY-CoV555 to Prevent COVID-19

 Eli Lilly in Collaboration with NIAID Initiate P-III Study of LY-CoV555 to Prevent COVID-19

Eli Lilly in Collaboration with NIAID Initiate P-III Study of LY-CoV555 to Prevent COVID-19

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  • Eli Lilly initiates P-III BLAZE-2 study assessing LY-CoV555 to prevent SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 in residents and staff at long-term care facilities in the US (skilled nursing facilities, commonly referred to as nursing homes, and assisted living facilities)
  • The company will enroll up to ~2400 patients and test whether a single dose of LY-CoV555 reduces the rate of SARS-CoV-2 infection @4wks. as well as complications of COVID-19 @8wks.
  • LY-CoV555 is a potent, neutralizing IgG1 mAb, directed against the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2. The therapy emerges from the collaboration b/w Lilly and AbCellera to create Ab therapies for the prevention & treatment of COVID-19

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