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Trump Approves The Use Of Remdesivir To Treat Coronavirus

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Trump Approves The Use Of Remdesivir To Treat Coronavirus

 US president Trump approves the use of Remdesivir to treat people with severe Coronavirus sickness.

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Experts have also warned that the drug which was approved by Trump to treat people with severe Coronavirus was initially developed as a cure for Ebola, and is produced by Gilead pharmaceutical company – shouldn’t be seen as a “magic bullet” for coronavirus.

During a meeting with US President Donald Trump in the Oval Office, Gilead Chief Executive Daniel O’Day said the FDA authorisation was an important first step. The company would donate 1.5 million vials of the drug, he said.

Trump Approves The Use Of Remdesivir To Treat Coronavirus has also been a potential supporter of the drug.

In its clinical trial, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) found that remdesivir reduces the duration of symptoms from 15 days to 11 days.

According to BBC, The trials involved 1,063 people at hospitals around the world. Some were given the drug and others were given a placebo (dummy) treatment.

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Dr Anthony Fauci who heads the National institute of Allergy and infections disease, said that remdesivir had “a clear, different, positive effect in reducing the time of recovery”.

Although Remdesivir can stop people from being treated at the intensive care, it doesn’t indicate clearly that it can prevent people from dieing from Coronavirus.

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