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Is the antiviral drug remdesivir effective for treating covid-19?

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Maybe: Remdesivir is being tested in trials now. Effective in some cases, but no definitive answer yet.

Answered 4/23/2020

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Preliminary Studies: are showing positive results for people who are quite ill with COVID 19. See: NIH clinical trial shows Remdesivir accelerates recovery from advanced COVID-19 (https://www.nih.gov/news-events/news-releases/nih-clinical-trial-shows-remdesivir-accelerates-recovery-advanced-covid-19)

Answered 5/4/2020

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