Amarin’s Vascepa To Take Part In Covid-19 Study In Adults With Heart Disease

Amarin announced on Friday that Kaiser Permanente Northern California (KPNC) is initiating a trial to study the potential of its lead product Vascepa to be used as a treatment to prevent or reduce the risk of complications from viral respiratory illnesses such as COVID-19 in older adults with heart disease.Biotech Amarin (AMRN) said that that the MITIGATE COVID-19 study, will test the effects of Vascepa on viral upper respiratory infection (URI) rates and clinical outcomes, especially involving acute respiratory SARS-CoV-2 infection, in adults with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) who are at elevated risk of experiencing moderate to severe COVID-19.The trial …read more

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