Novak Djokovic Holds Major Stake In Firm Developing Covid Drug!
Serbia: Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic, recently deported from Australia due to his coronavirus vaccine status, is co-founder and majority shareholder of a biotech firm developing a Covid treatment, the Danish company’s CEO said Wednesday.
“He is one of the founders of my company we founded in June 2020,” the chief executive of QuantBioRes, Ivan Loncarevic, told AFP. According to information publicly available in the Danish business register, 34-year-old Djokovic and his wife, Jelena, together hold a stake of 80 percent in QuantBioRes, which employs a workforce of around 20 in Denmark, Slovenia, Australia and Britain.
“We aim to develop a new technology to fight viruses and resistant bacteria and we decided to use Covid as a showcase,” Loncarevic said.
“If we succeed with Covid, we will succeed with other viruses.”
QuantBioRes is planning to launch clinical trials in the UK in the summer, the CEO said.