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April 30, 2020

Gilead’s suspension of Covid-19 trials in China should serve as a bellwether for studies in other countries

By Victoria Smith

This month, Gilead suspended its two Covid-19 trials for the promising antiviral remdesivir for moderate-to-severe patients, citing as the reason that the epidemic of Covid-19 has been so well-controlled in China, no eligible patients can be enrolled at present.

As many other regions beset by Covid-19 have implemented measures to control the outbreak, we must consider that there may not be enough patients with Covid-19 to enrol in studies for interventions. Read more here.

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