Gilead study says remdesivir reduces the risk of death in severely ill coronavirus patients

Gilead study says remdesivir reduces the risk of death in severely ill coronavirus patients by 62% Gilead compared 312 severely ill coronavirus patients receiving remdesivir compared to 818 patients receiving standard of care  Nearly 75% of those treated with remdesivir recovered compared to 59% not given the drug Only 7.6% of remdesivir-treated patients died compared to … Read more Gilead study says remdesivir reduces the risk of death in severely ill coronavirus patients

Dr Fauci says US should share remdesivir with the world

America’s top infectious disease expert Dr Anthony Fauci today demanded that Donald Trump share coronavirus wonder drug remdesivir with the world after the US bought up most of the globe’s supply. Dr Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, says he is in favour of an ‘equitable type of distribution’ of … Read more Dr Fauci says US should share remdesivir with the world

US sparks global outrage after buying nearly all the world’s supply of Gilead’s remdesivir

The US government has sparked outrage globally after buying almost the entire world supply of Gilead’s remdesivir to treat coronavirus patients. Donald Trump was today accused of ‘undermining’ the global coronavirus fight by potentially denying the rest of the world supplies of remdesivir. Remdesivir is the only drug approved in the US to treat coronavirus. The … Read more US sparks global outrage after buying nearly all the world’s supply of Gilead’s remdesivir

Fears for UK coronavirus patients as the US buys almost the ENTIRE world stock of remdesivir

The US has bought almost the entire global supply of one of only two drugs proven to be effective against coronavirus.         The drug, made by American pharmaceutical firm Gilead, was initially developed as a failed Ebola treatment but studies have now shown it speeds up recovery from coronavirus. However, patients in the UK and Europe … Read more Fears for UK coronavirus patients as the US buys almost the ENTIRE world stock of remdesivir

US buys nearly all of the global supply of Gilead’s remdesivir

The US government has bought up virtually the entire global supply of remdesivir, the only drug approved in the nation to treat coronavirus, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Monday.  That means that any other country will be hard-pressed to get access to the potentially life-saving antiviral medication.  Gilead Sciences, which makes … Read more US buys nearly all of the global supply of Gilead’s remdesivir