First drug to treat COVID-19 approved in US

First Official Treatment For COVID-19: Remdesivir – Nebraska Medicine

First drug to treat COVID-19 approved in US

First drug to treat COVID-19 approved in US

Gilead Sciences Approved for Patients Requiring Hospitalization

US Regulatory Authorities Approve First COVID-19 Drug.

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We are talking about remdesivir, an antiviral drug administered intravenously. Gilead Sciences said Thursday its drug is approved for people 12 and older who require hospitalization due to coronavirus infection..

The company has given the drug the commercial name Veklury.

A large US study found the drug shortened recovery time by five days, from an average of 15 to 10 days..

Since spring, the drug has been approved for use in especially severe cases. It suppresses the action of a substance that the virus uses to make copies.

First drug to treat COVID-19 approved in US
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