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# remdesivir - Friday 20 November, 2020

WHO advises against antiviral drug remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment

The World Health Organization said it has “no important effect” on survival chances.

# remdesivir - Friday 23 October, 2020

Antiviral drug remdesivir granted full approval in US as a treatment for people hospitalised with Covid-19

Remdesivir was one of the first drugs to show relative promise in shortening the time to recovery in some coronavirus patients

# remdesivir - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

US buys up virtually all stocks of antiviral drug remdesivir

Remdesivir was developed for use against Ebola but has shown promise in treating Covid-19 patients.

# remdesivir - Saturday 2 May, 2020

US regulators approve use of experimental drug to treat coronavirus patients

The Food and Drug Administration acted after preliminary results from a government-sponsored study of remdesivir.

# remdesivir - Friday 24 April, 2020

Experimental Covid-19 treatment drug remdesivir failed in human trial, leaked results show

Gilead Sciences, the company behind the medicine, disputed the leaked results, saying the data showed a “potential benefit.”