A bottle containing Remdesivir is held by a health worker in Debrecen, Hungary on October 15. Photo: MTI via AP A bottle containing Remdesivir is held by a health worker in Debrecen, Hungary on October 15. Photo: MTI via AP
A bottle containing Remdesivir is held by a health worker in Debrecen, Hungary on October 15. Photo: MTI via AP

Coronavirus pandemic

Gilead’s Remdesivir is first coronavirus drug to get US Food and Drug Administration approval

  • Antiviral therapy has already been widely used in hospitalised Covid-19 patients after being granted emergency-use authorisation earlier this year
  • Remdesivir was given to Trump when US president was diagnosed with virus earlier this month

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A bottle containing Remdesivir is held by a health worker in Debrecen, Hungary on October 15. Photo: MTI via AP A bottle containing Remdesivir is held by a health worker in Debrecen, Hungary on October 15. Photo: MTI via AP
A bottle containing Remdesivir is held by a health worker in Debrecen, Hungary on October 15. Photo: MTI via AP
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