Eli Lilly's arthritis drug fails to meet main goal of late-stage COVID-19 study

(Reuters) - Rheumatoid arthritis drug baricitinib developed by Eli Lilly and Co and Incyte Corp did not meet the main goal of a late-stage study in hospitalized COVID-19 patients, the drugmakers said on Thursday.

Baricitinib has been granted emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in combination with remdesivir for COVID-19 patients requiring supplemental oxygen.

(Reporting by Mrinalika Roy in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni)

04/08/2021 11:02

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