Celltrion Antibody Becomes First Home-Grown COVID-19 Drug Approval In Korea
Helped by government support for the development of COVID-19 drugs and vaccines, Celltrion’s monoclonal antibody becomes the first therapeutic for the disease to be officially approved in South Korea.
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