Japan's Chugai applies for approval of antibody treatment for COVID-19
TOKYO (Reuters) - Chugai Pharmaceutical Co said on Tuesday it applied for regulatory approval in Japan of an antibody treatment for COVID-19.
The filing is for the antibody cocktail casirivimab and imdevimab and is based on results from a global phase III study and a phase I trial in Japan. Chugai in December in-licensed the drug from Roche, which has a controlling stake in the Japanese company.
(Reporting by Rocky Swift, editing by Louise Heavens)
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