U.S. pauses distribution of Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody therapies

PUBLISHED: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 17:19:53 GMT

June 25 (Reuters) – U.S. health officials on Friday paused the distribution of Eli Lilly’s COVID-19 antibody therapies – bamlanivimab and etesevimab together and etesevimab alone – as they fail to show effectiveness against the Brazil and South Africa variants of the coronavirus. (Reporting by Manojna Maddipatla in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

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