The alleged activities of two Chinese hackers outlined in a federal indictment unsealed Tuesday offer “concrete examples of two concerning trends,” U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers said, as U.S.-China relations further soured with the news of the charges.
HONG KONG – Mumbai, India-headquartered Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. have released statistically significant top-line results from a phase III trial showing that Fabiflu (favipiravir), an antiviral pyrazine RNA polymerase inhibitor, can treat cases of mild to moderate COVID-19 in four days.
Chinese biotech startup Lynk Pharmaceuticals Co. Ltd., of Hangzhou, has in-licensed global rights from Kobe University and Riken Research Institute in Japan to develop renin-angiotensin system (RAS) inhibitors, which have a novel mechanism of action that can increase chances of developing anti-RAS cancer drugs.
With the green light for a phase II trial to test a new drug to tackle some of the impacts of COVID-19, clinical-stage antibody developer Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. is going all in on the COVID-19 business. The company is now developing three therapeutic products, one diagnostic and a vaccine.
HONG KONG – Incheon, South Korea-based Celltrion Inc. will start manufacturing its COVID-19 treatment for clinical trials and commercial distribution, even though it’s only reached phase I. The phase I trials testing the in-house antiviral antibody treatment CT-P59 began on July 17, the same day the company received approval from Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) for its investigational new drug application on the back of positive preclinical results.