Remdesivir: United States authorizes emergency use of investigational drug for coronavirus | News from the world


US regulators have authorized emergency use of the investigational drug remdesivir, which appears to help some coronavirus patients recover faster.

It is the first drug to help fight Covid-19, which has killed more than 230,000 people worldwide.

Donald Trump announced the news on Friday in the White House alongside Stephen Hahn, the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), who said the drug would be available to hospital patients with Covid-19.


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