• STAT Plus: Pharmalittle: White House relents on FDA vaccine standards; Lilly claims Covid-19 treatment is effective

    12 days ago - By STAT

    Rise and shine, everyone, another busy day is on the way. We can tell, in part, because our short person is hunched over a lap top for another round of remote learning and our official mascot is ceaselessly bounding about the grounds in search of squirrels and chipmunks. As for us, we are brewing cups of stimulation and foraging for items of interest, a never-ending process. Speaking of which, here are a few tidbits to help you along. As always, we hope your day is productive and enjoyable. Stay in touch and stay safe....
    The White House cast aside its objections and endorsed Food and Drug...
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  • Eli Lilly says its monoclonal antibody cocktail is effective in treating Covid-19

    12 days ago - By STAT

    Eli Lilly said Wednesday a monoclonal antibody treatment is effective in reducing levels of the virus that causes Covid-19 in patients, and also appears to prevent patients from visiting the emergency room or hospital.
    Lilly had previously released results for a similar treatment using one antibody, which experts viewed as promising. But the new results, of a combination of two antibodies, appear, based on limited data provided in a press release, to be more robust. The results also appear roughly similar to those Regeneron presented last week of its own cocktail of two monoclonal...
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