Lilly, Galapagos Put Some Trials On Hold Due To Coronavirus Concerns
Biopharma companies struggle with which trials, if any, to pause or delay. Lilly said it wants to ease the burden on health care facilities, while Galapagos said its choice is related to patient safety.
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