Redhill Biopharma Inc. continues pushing ahead with efforts to add to the limited arsenal of therapies for treating hospitalized severe COVID-19 infections, with the latest data, based on prespecified analyses from a phase II/III study showing its SK2 inhibitor, opaganib, significantly reduced mortality when given on top of standard-of-care (SOC) Veklury (remdesivir, Gilead Sciences Inc.) and corticosteroids. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company said potential emergency use and marketing applications are planned in the first half of this year.

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