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FDA Approves First COVID-19 Drug: Antiviral Remdesivir

1 month ago   |   By CommonHealth Wbur

The drug, which California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. is calling Veklury, cut the time to recovery by five days in a large study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
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Remdesivir Is the First FDA-Approved Treatment for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By Time

On Oct. 22, the Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug for treating COVID-19.
Remdesivir , an antiviral medication given intravenously, is now approved for anyone hospitalized with COVID-19. It works by blocking the virus's ability to make more copies of itself. Earlier this year, the drug had received emergency use authorization , which falls short of approval but is granted during a public health crisis if there is encouraging data supporting its potential benefits. Approval means the drug's maker, Gilead, provided more information to the FDA on the medication's...
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FDA OKs Remdesivir, First Drug for COVID-19

FDA OKs Remdesivir, First Drug for COVID-19

1 month ago   |   By MedPageToday

The FDA approved remdesivir on Thursday for treating hospitalized COVID-19 patients, a first for the disease that started a global pandemic.
Remdesivir, an antiviral that works by limiting SARS-CoV-2 replication, is...
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FDA Approves Remdesivir for Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

1 month ago   |   By Medscape

The agency had previously allowed use of remdesivir through an Emergency Use Authorization.
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FDA approves first drug to treat COVID-19: the antiviral remdesivir

1 month ago   |   By Orlando Sentinel

The drug cut the time to recovery by five days - from 15 days to 10 on average - in a large study led by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.
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Remdesivir, the virus treatment given to Trump, gets formal US approval

1 month ago   |   By Sydney Morning Herald

Remdesivir, which was given to President Donald Trump this month, becomes the first drug to obtain formal clearance in the US for treating the coronavirus.
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FDA approves first COVID-19 drug: the antiviral remdesivir

1 month ago   |   By ABC News

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug to treat COVID-19
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FDA approves Gilead's remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients

FDA approves Gilead's remdesivir as a treatment for coronavirus patients

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration announced it had given full approved the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for patients infected with the novel coronavirus.
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Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19 patients

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Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

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