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FDA approves remdesivir as first coronavirus drug

1 month ago   |   By Politico

The FDA on Thursday approved Gilead's coronavirus drug remdesivir - making it the only Covid-19 treatment to win full approval from U.S. regulators.
The agency based its decision on three randomized, controlled trials that showed remdesivir can reduce the length of hospital stays and the likelihood that patients will require oxygen. None of those trials, including a large study run by the National Institutes of Health, found that the drug could reduce the risk of death, however.
But the FDA's verdict is bound to be controversial, coming days after a major multi-country trial backed by the...
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FDA approves antiviral drug remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

FDA approves antiviral drug remdesivir for COVID-19 treatment

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The approval was announced Thursday by the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, which touted it as the first coronavirus treatment to win the agency's full go-ahead.
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FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

FDA approves remdesivir to treat COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By WBALTV

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday in a letter that it has approved remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients.
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Gilead's remdesivir just got the first FDA approval to be used as a treatment for coronavirus patients

Gilead's remdesivir just got the first FDA approval to be used as a treatment for coronavirus patients

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

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The Food and Drug Administration approved Gilead Sciences' antiviral remdesivir drug to treat coronavirus patients, the company said. The FDA had granted emergency use of the drug back in May.
Remdesivir is the only antiviral drug approved to treat COVID-19 patients.
Gilead has said remdesivir helped hospitalized patients with more moderate forms of COVID-19 recover more quickly when receiving the treatment intravenously for 5 days. President Donald Trump received the drug after testing positive for the coronavirus.
A study from The World Health Organization found...
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