2021 Updates: Lilly's Global COVID-19 Response
Eli Lilly and Company | March 2, 2021
Lilly continues to closely monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and its global impact. As this is an evolving topic, Lilly will include relevant announcements and information on this page.
If the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your ability to afford or access your Lilly medicine, contact us via these options.
For Indiana residents: Lilly is not currently offering COVID-19 drive-through testing to the public. Please visit info.covid19testing.lilly.com for more information on COVID-19 testing in Indiana.
Centers for Disease Control information can be found at cdc.gov/coronavirus.
Visit combatcovid.hhs.gov to find out more about antibody therapy.
Lilly values high-quality medical education and is a proud supporter of COVID-related, accredited Independent Medical Education (IME), which includes a mix of live and enduring formats. View U.S.-specific 2021 IME opportunities.
On COVID-19 and Clinical Trials:
If you are a clinical investigator, or you represent a hospital or clinical site, and are interested in participating as an investigator or site in one of Lilly’s clinical trials for a potential COVID-19 treatment, call 1-877-CT-LILLY (1-877-285-4559) or email email@example.com.
Patients interested in participating in one of our clinical trials for a potential COVID-19 treatment should visit Lilly TrialGuide for information regarding eligibility for ongoing trials.
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News Releases, Resources and Multimedia
New data show treatment with Lilly’s neutralizing antibodies bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) and etesevimab (LY-CoV016) together reduced risk of COVID-19 hospitalizations and death by 70 percent (January 26)
Article: "Could monoclonal antibodies help in your COVID-19 treatment journey?" (January 15)
March 2, 2021
Today we published a COVID-19 antibody allocation and transparency tracker. Lilly is working with global regulators to make our neutralizing antibody available for emergency use in countries around the world.
February 26, 2021
Lilly announced an agreement with the U.S. government to provide a minimum of 100,000 doses of our investigational neutralizing antibodies administered together for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID19 in high-risk patients.
February 9, 2021
Today we announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for investigational bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) and etesevimab (LY-CoV016) together. This therapy is authorized for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in patients aged 12 and older who are at high risk for progressing to severe COVID-19 and/or hospitalization.
January 28, 2021
Lilly is partnering with Indiana health systems to launch pilot infusion center locations serving central, northern, and now southern parts of the state. These are intended to provide Hoosiers with access to important COVID-19 treatments. Multiple neutralizing antibody therapies have been granted Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of mild to moderate COVID-19 in high-risk patients.
January 27, 2021
Lilly, Vir Biotechnology and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announced a collaboration to evaluate a combination of two therapies in low-risk patients with mild to moderate COVID-19. This unique collaboration, combining monoclonal antibodies from separate companies, is designed to explore whether clinical outcomes can be further improved.
January 26, 2021
Lilly shared today that new Phase 3 trial data show our neutralizing antibodies bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) and etesevimab (LY-CoV016) together significantly reduced COVID-19-related hospitalizations and deaths in high-risk patients recently diagnosed with COVID-19.
January 21, 2021
Bamlanivimab (LY-CoV555) significantly reduced the risk of contracting symptomatic COVID-19 among residents and staff of long-term care facilities, Lilly announced today. The BLAZE-2 COVID-19 prevention trial – conducted in partnership with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the COVID-19 Prevention Network (CoVPN) – enrolled residents and staff at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, commonly referred to as nursing homes, across the U.S.
January 15, 2021
If a high-risk patient tests positive for COVID-19 and has mild-to-moderate symptoms, new monoclonal antibody treatments could provide real help – not just hope. To learn more, visit combatcovid.hhs.gov.