New data shows GSK-Vir drug works against all Omicron mutations

The companies' treatment, sotrovimab, is effective against all 37 identified mutations to date

  

Britain's  released new data on Tuesday from early-stage studies, citing that its antibody-based COVID-19 therapy with U.S. partner Vir  is effective against all mutations of the new Omicron coronavirus variant.

The data, yet to be published in a peer-reviewed medical journal, shows that the companies' treatment, sotrovimab, is effective against all 37 identified mutations to date in the spike protein, GSK said in a statement .

(Reporting by Pushkala Aripaka in Bengaluru; Editing by Sherry Jacob-Phillips)


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