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An experimental treatment from Shionogi & Co. Ltd has shown rapid clearance of the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new data, the Japanese drugmaker said on Sunday.

The pill, S-217622, "demonstrated rapid clearance of the infectious SARS-CoV-2 virus," Shionogi said in a statement, citing Phase-2b results from the Phase II/III clinical trial of the drug.

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