Providence 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

Providence 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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