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Twitter is hilariously struggling to pronounce the new coronavirus treatment

Twitter is hilariously struggling to pronounce the new coronavirus treatment

The world is racing to develop a coronavirus vaccine so we can go outside without people dying, with Pfizer’s recent trial looking particularly promising. In the meantime, U.S. pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly & Co. has developed an experimental antibody that could at least help treat patients exhibiting mild symptoms, preventing them from worsening to the point they need hospitalisation.

Authorised by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the treatment is a hopeful step forward in the ongoing battle against the coronavirus pandemic. This is exciting enough, but what has really caught Twitter’s attention is the medicine’s delightful name: bamlanivimab. Read more…

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