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COVID-19: Drugs in Development

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The COVID-19 outbreak, which started in December 2019 in Wuhan City, China, was declared a "Public Health Emergency of International Concern" by the WHO on January 30, 2020. The outbreak was characterized as a pandemic on March 11, 2020.

Currently, there are no drugs to treat COVID-19, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

Listed below are companies that are in the race to find a treatment or vaccine for the novel coronavirus.

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Company Name
Drug
Current Stage
Next Milestone
Collaboration
Last Updated
Eli Lilly And Co.
(LLY)
LY-CoV555, an antibody therapeutic for treatment and prevention of COVID-19
Phase 3 trial OF LY-CoV555 for the prevention of SARS-CoV-2 infection and COVID-19 (BLAZE-2)
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Privately-held AbCellera Biologics Inc., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Vaccine Research Center
08/03/2020
Cerecor Inc.
(CERC)
CERC-002
CERC-002 is under phase 2 proof-of-concept trial in patients with COVID-19 cytokine storm-induced Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Top-line data expected in the fourth quarter of 2020
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08/01/2020
Moderna, Inc
(MRNA)
mRNA-1273 Vaccine
Phase 2 study underway, Phase 3 study (COVE) began on July 27
Phase 3 COVE data to be available by Thanksgiving (November)
BARDA, CEPI, NIH
08/01/2020
Immunic, Inc
(IMUX)
IMU-838 for COVID-19.
Phase 2 study in combination with Tamiflu in adult patients with moderate-to-severe COVID-19 (IONIC)
Top-line data expected later in 2020
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
08/01/2020
PREMIER BIOMEDICAL INC
(BIEI)
Anti-Addiction patch for extracorporeal treatment
Anti-Addiction patch to remove disease-causing antigens and to prevent the “cytokine storm” associated with the disease in severely ill patients is under research stage
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Halberd Corporation and Gold River Productions Inc.
08/01/2020
Merck & Co Inc.
(MRK)
V590, a SARS-CoV-2 vaccine candidate
Preclinical development
Clinical studies of V590 to start this year
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI)
07/31/2020
Oragenics Inc.
(OGEN)
TerraCoV2 Vaccine
Research
Begin human clinical trials of TerraCoV2 vaccine by early 2021
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07/10/2020

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