Regeneron says coronavirus treatment plan looks promising
By Abiodun Ogundairo
04 October 2020 | 4:50 pm
The dual-antibody treatment worked best on patients who did not mount an immune system response to the virus. The company had previously created a successful treatment for Ebola.
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