CoVPN 3501/BLAZE-2: Eli Lilly’s Bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) Antibody

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BLAZE-2 tested monoclonal antibodies. The study enrolled staff and residents in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities with a high risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2. The study questions were: 

  • Does the antibody prevent the acquisition of SARS-CoV-2?
  • Does the antibody help to prevent the development of more severe COVID-19, or does it reduce the symptoms?

The study was conducted in the United States and enrolled 196 participants. 

Monoclonal antibodies are designed to bind to SARS-CoV-2 and prevent the virus from entering healthy cells. Monoclonal antibodies were developed in a lab by the pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly. Monoclonal antibodies cannot give you SARS-CoV-2, nor will they make you sick with COVID-19. 

Visit - NCT04497987 for additional details about the Eli Lilly monoclonal antibody clinical study to prevent COVID-19. 

Content last reviewed on June 12, 2021