Demand surges for Regeneron drug that Trump claims ‘cures’ Covid-19

Doctors say patients are seeking to participate in drug’s trials as Regeneron’s stock soar after president touts treatment

Doctors are reporting a spike in enquiries by patients for an experimental Covid-19 drug cocktail after Donald Trump called the Regeneron Pharmaceuticals drug “a blessing from God” that is a “cure” for the virus.

Two doctors involved in the trial of the drug told Reuters that more patients are asking to participate in the drug’s trials, though medical experts have pointed out the drug, Regn-Cov2, is still too early in its trial period to confirm that it can help treat Covid-19.

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