S.F. biotech races potential COVID-19 drug toward clinical trial

Vir Biotechnology Inc. teamed with WuXi Biologics and Biogen Inc. to rush a potential treatment for COVID-19 patients into clinical trials, possibly as soon as June. San Francisco-based Vir (NASDAQ: VIR) said early Wednesday that its potential antibody treatment for the coronavirus that causes COVID has been transferred "several weeks ago" to China-based WuXi and Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) and could be tested in humans within three to five months. Vir's candidate is the latest potential treatment or…

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