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Celltrion's coronavirus drug shows promise in animal tests

South Korean pharmaceutical records 100-fold viral load reduction

The company said the pre-clinical study was conducted in an animal model in collaboration with one of the Korean National Universities, Chungbuk National University College of Medicine.  (Photo courtesy of Celltrion) 

TOKYO -- South Korean drugmaker Celltrion has recorded positive preclinical results for its coronavirus treatment, the company announced on Monday.

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