AstraZeneca's AZD7442, a long acting antibody (LAAB) combination, achieved a statistically significant reduction in severe COVID-19 or death compared to placebo in non-hospitalised patients with mild-to-moderate symptomatic COVID-19.
In 2020, GSK and Vir Biotechnology partnered to research and develop therapies for coronaviruses. This agreement has now been extended to include new therapies for influenza and other respiratory viruses, with GSK investing $345m in the extended partnership.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Regeneron’s Inmazeb for treatment of Ebola. The antibody cocktail was developed using the same ‘rapid response’ technologies as Regeneron’s investigational COVID-19 antibody combination.