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Gilead analysis shows remdesivir reduced coronavirus death risk, more studies needed

Remdesivir has been at the forefront of the global battle against COVID-19 after the intravenously administered medicine helped shorten hospital recovery times, according to data in April from a separate U.S. government trial. In the latest analysis, Gilead said it analyzed data from 312 patients treated in its late-stage study and a separate real-world retrospective cohort of 818 patients with similar characteristics and disease severity. Gilead's late-stage study evaluated the safety and eff...
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Gilead to Charge $3,120 Per Patient for Typical Covid-19 Treatment

The pharmaceutical company behind a drug that’s been approved by the Food and Drug Administration for emergency use for covid-19 patients announced today the drug will cost $3,120 per typical treatment course for individuals with private insurance plans.Read more...
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Counties Work Together To Get Critically Ill Coronavirus Patient Remdesivir Medication

NEVADA COUNTY (CBS13) — Northern California counties worked together Wednesday afternoon to help get a critically ill coronavirus patient medicine that could help their recovery. Nevada County requested mutual aid Wednesday afternoon, seeking remdesivir, a medication that has been shown to help coronavirus patients. According to a press release, Santa Clara County responded to that call for help and worked with Stanford Health Care to allocate the six vials of remdesivir needed for treatment. In...
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Coronavirus: UK authorises anti-viral drug remdesivir

Remdesivir was originally developed as an drug to fight Ebola
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First drug known to work against SARS-CoV-2 imaged in action (ars technica)

Enlarge / The RNA being copied is in dark blue; the copy is in turquoise; the enzyme is in pale green; and the drug is in pink. Just this week, we had the first promising report of a drug that appears to improve the recovery time of patients suffering from COVID-19. Hot on the heels of that announcement, a scientific journal has released a paper that describes how the drug interferes with the virus. While there's no real surprises in what has been revealed, it provides key details of how SARS...
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FDA authorizes experimental drug remdesivir as coronavirus treatment

It's the first drug to gain approval to treat the virus
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FDA approves experimental drug remdesivir as coronavirus treatment

It's the first drug to gain approval to treat the virus
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Fair Oaks Coronavirus Survivor Says Remdesivir Helped Save His Life

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The federal government is touting the drug remdesivir as a possible treatment for coronavirus and one Fair Oaks man says the drug helped to save his life. “Whether it was the prayers or the remdesivir, or a combination of both,” coronavirus survivor Darin Vigil said. At the end of February, Darin & his wife Sonia returned home from their trip to Egypt by way of New York City and Darin quickly got really sick. READ: As Their Stay-At-Home Order Expires, El Dorado County Extend...
Tags: News, New York City, Local, Seen On, Sacramento, Egypt, UC Davis, Sonia, Fair Oaks, Darin, Fair Oaks News, Coronavirus, Remdesivir, Coronavirus Survivors, Darin Vigil, Mercy San Juan Medical Center


Chinese scientists uncover structural basis for SARS-CoV-2 inhibition by Remdesivir

A team of Chinese scientists have reported the high-resolution cryo-EM structure of Remdesivir-bound RNA replicase complex from SARS-CoV-2, the infective virus of COVID-19. The research, published online in Science on May 1, 2020, was conducted by Prof. XU Huaqiang and Prof. XU Yechun from the Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Prof. ZHANG Yan from the Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Prof. ZHANG Shuyang from Peking Union Medical College and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and the...
Tags: Science, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Zhang Yan, COVID, Remdesivir, Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, XU Huaqiang, XU Yechun, Peking Union Medical College


Remdesivir could help end coronavirus lockdown despite failure of Chinese trials, scientists say

A coronavirus drug which initially failed in Chinese trials is now working and could help end lockdown restrictions, scientists have said. Remdesivir, a broad-spectrum antiviral, was developed more than a decade ago to cure an unknown "Disease X" and is currently being trialled on patients in the NHS. In results published in The Lancet on Wednesday, Chinese scientists said the drug worked no better than placebo. But less than 24 hours later, US health officials reported that their own trial, on ...
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UC Davis Doctors Find Success With Experimental Coronavirus Treatment

SACRAMENTO (CBS 13)— It’s a potential breakthrough in the fight against coronavirus — the nation’s top infectious disease doctor said there’s clear evidence experimental drug remdesivir can boost the chances of recovery. UC Davis doctors are doing clinical trials with the same success. They’re calling remdesivir “promising” but also said these are preliminary results. The drug is by no means a cure, but it’s at least a chance for those fighting the coronavirus. “It’s not a slam dunk yet, but it’...
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UC Davis Doctors Find Success With Experimental Coronavirus Treatment Remdesivir

SACRAMENTO (CBS 13)— It’s a potential breakthrough in the fight against coronavirus — the nation’s top infectious disease doctor said there’s clear evidence experimental drug remdesivir can boost the chances of recovery. UC Davis doctors are doing clinical trials with the same success. They’re calling remdesivir “promising” but also said these are preliminary results. The drug is by no means a cure, but it’s at least a chance for those fighting the coronavirus. “It’s not a slam dunk yet, but it’...
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Coronavirus live updates: Remdesivir sees positive trial results; US economy shrinks; Los Angeles offers free testing for all residents

Gilead reports potentially encouraging trial results for remdesivir. GDP sees steep drop. More COVID-19 news Wednesday.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Study: Remdesivir appears to speed recovery times in hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Early results released from a federal study found patients who received remdesivir had a 31% faster recovery time than those who received a placebo.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Coronavirus treatment remdesivir

Since there’s currently no vaccine against COVID-19, our best short-term hope is the development of a treatment. An effective treatment would speed up recovery time and give coronavirus patients a better prognosis for survival. Today, the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) released preliminary results from a study testing an antiviral drug called remdesivir, developed by Gilead Sciences, and for once, the news is encouraging. A recent remdesivir study took into account data from over 1,00...
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FDA to Allow Emergency Use of Experimental Drug as Studies Show Mixed Results for Treating Covid-19

A wave of results from studies involving remdesivir, an experimental antiviral being used to treat covid-19, has arrived today. The data so far doesn’t provide a concrete answer as to how effective or life-saving the drug truly is for coronavirus patients. Nonetheless, the New York Times reports that the Food & Drug…Read more...
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There Probably Won’t Be a Miracle Cure for Covid-19

A string of recent developments in covid-19 research is providing an important, if deeply depressing, lesson about the disease and the coronavirus that causes it. Despite the continued optimism of President Trump, there’s no miracle treatment for covid-19 coming down the pipeline.Read more...
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Bio Roundup: Fast FDA Approvals, Biogen Delays, ORIC’s IPO & More

COVID-19’s spread has clamped down on a lot of economic activity, including the work of developing and testing new medicines. But the FDA isn’t showing signs of slowing down, at least when it comes to drugs filed for accelerated approval. The regulator signed off on three such drugs in the past week.These approvals are for cancers that have few, if any, treatment options. The FDA says it is committed to expediting the review of such drugs, even under COVID conditions. But can the agency keep up...
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Remdesivir trial posted online prematurely was 'inconclusive,' Gilead says

Results from a study investigating Gilead Sciences' antiviral medication remdesivir as a Covid-19 treatment were posted to the World Health Organization's website "prematurely" on Thursday and showed "inconclusive" results, according to the biotechnology company.
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Remdesivir trial shared prematurely was 'inconclusive,' Gilead says

Results from a study investigating Gilead Sciences' antiviral medication remdesivir as a Covid-19 treatment were posted to the World Health Organization's website "prematurely" on Thursday and showed "inconclusive" results, according to the biotechnology company.
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St. Joseph Hospital tests antiviral drug in COVID-19 patients

A handful of COVID-19 patients at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange are undergoing a daily infusion of Remdesivir in an experiment to see if the antiviral drug helps people recover from the disease. If the medication proves effective, it could become one of few options healthcare workers have to treat critically ill people during the pandemic. But while early test results at one hospital appear promising, medical researchers participating in the nationwide study don’t yet know Remdesivir’s true effi...
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St. Joseph Hospital tests antiviral drug in coronavirus patients

A handful of COVID-19 patients at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange are undergoing a daily infusion of Remdesivir in an experiment to see if the antiviral drug helps people recover from the disease. If the medication proves effective, it could become one of few options healthcare workers have to treat critically ill people during the pandemic. But while early test results at one hospital appear promising, medical researchers participating in the nationwide study don’t yet know Remdesivir’s true effi...
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Hundreds of new shady websites are pushing questionable COVID-19 drugs hyped by Donald Trump and Elon Musk

Scammers are creating hundreds of shady websites to trick people searching for information about certain drugs with shaky links to COVID-19 treatment, according to a new report. President Donald Trump has repeatedly promoted antimalarial drugs chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine as coronavirus treatments, but scientists say it's too soon to tell whether the treatment works. Researchers found many scam websites created in recent weeks that aim to capitalize on people's interest in the drugs and ...
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Bio Roundup: Clinical Trials Paused, New MS Drug, Kallyope’s Cash & More

Finding and enrolling patients for clinical trials is always challenging. The coronavirus pandemic has made it nearly impossible.Fallout from the spread of COVID-19 infections led several companies to declare this week that they would stop enrolling patients in clinical trials or postpone studies that have not yet started. Eli Lilly (NYSE: LLY) said that many healthcare systems are devoting their resources to treating COVID-19 patients, which makes it difficult for these sites to also start new...
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Pharma Giant Gilead Retracts Request FDA Extend Monopoly Status on Experimental Covid-19 Drug

Pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences on Wednesday retracted its effort to score extended monopoly rights and tax breaks on its antiviral drug remdesivir, which scientists are evaluating as a possible treatment in the novel coronavirus pandemic.Read more...
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Hydroxychloroquine, chloroquine and other potential COVID-19 treatments explained

During two of this week’s White House briefings, President Trump referred specifically to two potential treatments that have been identified by medical researchers and clinicians, and that have undergone various degrees of investigation and testing in the ongoing fight against the global coronavirus pandemic. It’s important to note upfront that regardless of what you may have heard, from Trump or any other sources, no drugs or treatments have been proven as effective for either the prevention of...
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FDA testing coronavirus treatments including chloroquine, plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn addressed the ongoing work of the agency in terms of its work on potential treatments and vaccines for the COVID-19 coronavirus currently spreading globally. Despite a claim early in Thursday’s White House briefing on the pandemic by President Donald Trump that one proposed treatment, anti-malarial chloroquine, had already been approved by the FDA for COVID-19 treatment, Hahn said that in fact the agency is currently looking at wide-...
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Japanese flu drug appears ‘effective’ in coronavirus treatment in Chinese clinical trials

Japanese-made flu drug favipiravir (also known as Avigan) has been shown to be effective in both reducing the duration of the COVID-19 virus in patients, and to have improved the lung conditions of those who received treatment with the drug, based on results of clinical trials conducted with affected patients in both Wuhan and Shenzhen by Chinese medical authorities. The trials involved 340 patients in total, and since they drug has already been developed and approved for use in treating flu, it...
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Remdesivir prevents MERS coronavirus disease in monkeys

The experimental antiviral remdesivir successfully prevented disease in rhesus macaques infected with Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV), according to a new study from National Institutes of Health scientists. Remdesivir prevented disease when administered before infection and improved the condition of macaques when given after the animals already were infected.
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