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Eli Lilly pauses trial of antibody drug Donald Trump touted as coronavirus ‘cure’ over safety concerns

Eli Lilly and Co said on Tuesday that the government-sponsored clinical trial of its Covid-19 antibody treatment similar to one taken by US President Donald Trump has been paused because of a safety concern.Trump touted the Lilly drug, along with the antibody treatment from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc that he received for his Covid-19, as tantamount to a cure in a video he posted last week.The announcement comes one day after Johnson & Johnson said it was forced to pause a large high-profile…

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