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Eli Lilly partners with Shanghai Junshi for COVID-19 cure

Deal empowers Chinese company to fast-track promising coronavirus therapies

The joint effort may allow the partnership to initiate clinical studies in the U.S. later this year, as the dramatic drop of COVID-19 patients in China makes trials there more difficult.   © Reuters

U.S. pharmaceutical Eli Lilly is partnering with Chinese drugmaker Shanghai Junshi Biosciences to develop new antibody therapies for COVID-19, the disease that has sickened 3.6 million people worldwide.

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