Gilead’s remdesivir shows promise in Covid-19 trial

17th April 2020 (Last Updated April 17th, 2020 11:27)

Gilead Sciences’ antiviral drug candidate remdesivir has led to quick recoveries in symptoms of Covid-19 patients in a clinical trial, according to a report by STAT news agency.

STAT is said to have obtained a copy of a video discussion by a University of Chicago faculty member overseeing the study.

According to the partial data reported, participants treated with remdesivir experienced rapid recoveries in fever and respiratory symptoms and nearly all patients were discharged within one week.

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