Anti-Inflammatory Drugs Recommended for Some Covid-19 Patients

The World Health Organization recommended that certain hospitalized Covid-19 patients be given a type of anti-inflammatory drug found to reduce the risk of death by 13% in the sickest patients when taken in combination with steroids. The global public-health agency updated its

Lilly Covid-19 Antibody Shipments Paused on Variant Concerns

U.S. health officials have paused the distribution of two Eli Lilly LLY -1.18% & Co. Covid-19 monoclonal antibody treatments because of data showing that they aren’t effective against virus variants that are becoming increasingly common across the country. The Department of Health

U.S. to Invest More Than $3 Billion in Covid-19 Antiviral Development

WASHINGTON—The Biden administration will invest more than $3 billion on developing and manufacturing antiviral pills to treat coronavirus, the Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday. “New antivirals that prevent serious Covid-19 illness and death, especially oral drugs that could be

Regeneron's Covid-19 Drug Is Authorized for Injection

U.S. health regulators have authorized newer, more convenient forms of a Covid-19 antibody drug made by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. REGN 0.06% that could make it easier for patients to get the treatment, the company said on Friday. Doctors and nurses now can