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Coronavirus: Drugs

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 159089, tabled on 25 April 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, pursuant to the Answer of 20 April 2022 to Question 151279, on Evusheld, whether the UKHSA conducted similar testing against the covid-19 omicron variant for the therapeutic treatments available for that disease.

Answered on

28 April 2022

We have tested other licensed therapeutics, where available from companies, against Omicron BA.1. While the data has been provided to Department, it is covered by confidential disclosure agreements with the relevant companies. We are currently completing testing against Omicron BA.2.

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