Celltrion Makes Progress On Coronavirus Treatment
Also Plans To Launch Rapid Self-Testing Diagnostic Kit
Celltrion has accelerated the development of its antiviral treatment for COVID-19 and aims to launch a rapid self-testing kit that could provide results within 15-20 minutes. The Korean firm also plans to develop a ‘super antibody’ to prepare for potential future pandemic situations.
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