Covid-19 roundup: BARDA pumps $60M more into SAB treatment; EMA to decide on boosters next month
SAB Biotherapeutics said Thursday the US federal government is providing it with an additional $60.5 million, and more than $200 million in total, to advance its intravenous polyclonal antibody candidate for the treatment of Covid-19.
The treatment, known as SAB-185, is currently in a Phase II/III trial in non-hospitalized patients with mild-moderate Covid-19 infections at risk for disease progression. It looks to be the third antibody treatment for Covid-19 authorized in the US, following those from Regeneron, Eli Lilly and GSK/Vir Biotechnology (which the federal government is not distributing).
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