Providence Regional Medical Centre in Everett, Washington, where the first person in the United States infected with the coronavirus was treated. Photo: AFPProvidence Regional Medical Centre in Everett, Washington, where the first person in the United States infected with the coronavirus was treated. Photo: AFP
Providence Regional Medical Centre in Everett, Washington, where the first person in the United States infected with the coronavirus was treated. Photo: AFP

US coronavirus patient who was ‘world’s first’ treated with experimental Gilead drug ‘remdesivir’ and recovered

  • Man who visited Wuhan fell ill after returning home to the United States on January 15
  • Doctors administered experimental antiviral Gilead drug after patient showed signs of developing pneumonia

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Providence Regional Medical Centre in Everett, Washington, where the first person in the United States infected with the coronavirus was treated. Photo: AFPProvidence Regional Medical Centre in Everett, Washington, where the first person in the United States infected with the coronavirus was treated. Photo: AFP
Providence Regional Medical Centre in Everett, Washington, where the first person in the United States infected with the coronavirus was treated. Photo: AFP
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