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Rohto to start trials for stem cell coronavirus remedy in August

Non-vaccine treatment for ventilator patients due for release after 2021

Rohto Pharmaceutical will test its coronavirus treatment on six patients on ventilators.

OSAKA -- Japan's Rohto Pharmaceutical said Tuesday it plans to launch clinical trials in August for a stem cell-based treatment for patients suffering severe symptoms induced by the novel coronavirus.

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