(CNN) – Drugmaker Eli Lilly said Tuesday it is pausing its trial of a combination antibody treatment for coronavirus for safety reasons.
Usually, clinical trials are paused because a volunteer has suffered a side effect or become ill, but the company did not say what happened.
“Safety is of the (utmost) importance to Lilly,” a spokesperson told CNN by email.
It said the trial’s Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), an independent group of medical experts who monitor clinical trials, recommended the pause. —read more—