Gilead’s remdesivir shaved five days off COVID-19 recovery time, reduced risk of death in some

The Muslim Times has the best collection of articles for the war against Covid 19, especially the vaccines.

By Julie Steenhuysen Thu, October 8, 2020, 5:16 PM EDT

By Julie Steenhuysen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Final data from Gilead Sciences Inc’s antiviral drug remdesivir showed the treatment cut COVID-19 recovery time by five days compared with patients who got a placebo, one day faster than indicated in preliminary data, the company and researchers said on Thursday.

In patients who were on oxygen when they first got the drug, remdesivir – sold under the brand Veklury – reduced recovery time by seven days compared with placebo after 29 days, according to the 1,062-patient study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

The final study looked at data at 29 days of treatment, versus a preliminary study released in May that reported results after 15 days.

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