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Celltrion Eyes Exports of Virus Test Kits in July

Celltrion Eyes Exports of Virus Test Kits in July

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion Inc. said Tuesday that it will export two kinds of diagnostic kits for the novel coronavirus starting next month. A point-of-care antigen testing (POCT) kit, co-developed by local health care firm BBB, will first be commercialized in countries that lack diagnostic infrastructure, Celltrion said. [...]

Celltrion to Study Efficacy of Remsima on COVID-19 in Britain

Celltrion to Study Efficacy of Remsima on COVID-19 in Britain

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) — An affiliate of South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion Inc. said Wednesday that it will begin a study on the treatment efficacy of its biosimilar Remsima on the novel coronavirus. Celltrion Healthcare, which handles Celltrion’s overseas business, said the trial study of Remsima, a biosimilar drug to treat autoimmune diseases, [...]

Celltrion’s COVID-19 Treatment Candidate Shows Positive Results in Animal Testing

Celltrion’s COVID-19 Treatment Candidate Shows Positive Results in Animal Testing

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean biopharmaceutical firm Celltrion Inc. announced Monday that positive results were shown for its treatment for the novel coronavirus in animal testing. The company said its antiviral antibody treatment showed a 100-fold reduction in the viral load of SARS-CoV-2, the virus known to be causing COVID-19, in an [...]