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Grifols to Work With FDA, Collect Plasma From Covid-19 Patients

March 25, 2020, 8:21 PM

Grifols enters formal collaboration with the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research Development Authority (BARDA) and FDA to collect plasma from convalescent Covid-19 patients.

  • Will process plasma into a hyperimmune globulin and support the necessary preclinical and clinical studies to determine if anti-SARS-CoV-2 hyperimmune globulin therapy can successfully be used to treat Covid-19
  • In Spain, Grifols is working on a clinical test with inactivated plasma from recovered patients through a collaboration with donation centers, public hospitals
  • Grifols comments in regulatory statement

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Macarena Munoz in Madrid at mmunoz39@bloomberg.net

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Beth Mellor at bmellor@bloomberg.net

Jim Silver

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