Fujifilm’s Phase II US trial of Avigan recruits ten out of 50 hospitalised Covid-19 patient target

29th April 2020 (Last Updated April 29th, 2020 10:29)

Fujifilm Toyama Chemical's US-based Phase II trial investigating Avigan (favipiravir) in hospitalised Covid-19 patients has recruited 20% of its patient target, with the aim to close enrolment this month, a source said.

On 15 April, the company announced it expanded its manufacturing capacity for Avigan, expecting up to 100,000 treatment courses to be available by July. Read more here.