Clinical updates, including trial initiations, enrollment status and data readouts and publications: Adicet, Aldeyra, Aveo, Bavarian Nordic, Biorestorative, Bioxytran, Black Diamond, Cassava, Edgewise, Eli Lilly, Freya, Harpoon, Idorsia, Inozyme, Lobe, Meiragtx, Minervax, Nkarta, Regulus, Sanofi.
SARS-CoV-2 and influenza (flu) viruses share similar clinical manifestations, common transmission mechanisms and target tissues, often overlapping during seasonal outbreaks. In addition, co-infection of these viruses worsens disease severity, emphasizing the pressing need for a vaccine that effectively tackles both.
The World Health Organization (WHO) recently gave an emergency use listing for SK Bioscience Ltd.’s COVID-19 vaccine called Skycovione, a self-assembled nanoparticle vaccine that targets the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.
Regulatory snapshots, including global drug submissions and approvals, clinical trial approvals and other regulatory decisions and designations: Abbvie, Amylyx, Astrazeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Erasca, Gilead, Intercept, Janssen, Leo, Lianbio, Moderna, Molecure, Pfizer, Sarepta, Zealand.
Enanta Pharmaceuticals Inc. has synthesized spirocyclic compounds acting as 3C-like proteinase (3CLpro; Mpro; nsp5) (SARS-CoV-2; COVID-19 virus) inhibitors reported to be useful for the treatment of coronavirus acute respiratory syndrome.