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Coronavirus patients taking remdesivir are 65% more likely to see their condition improve by day 11

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The findings, announced by manufacturer Gilead Sciences today, show that a five-day treatment course appeared to have a significant benefit for patients but a 10-day course did not.
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Gilead slides 4% after COVID-19 drug shows limited benefit in moderately ill patients

Gilead slides 4% after COVID-19 drug shows limited benefit in moderately ill patients

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Gilead's stock fell 4% on Monday after a coronavirus drug trial showed mixed results in moderately ill people.
The company tested the drug in patients who received the treatment for both 5 days and 10 days.
Patients who received it for 5 days were 65% more likely to show signs of recovery than those who received normal care, but the drug had limited benefits for the 10-day group.
Remdesivir has been authorized for emergency use by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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Gilead's remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show

Gilead's remdesivir shows some benefit in patients with moderate Covid-19, new data show

1 month ago   |   By STAT

Remdesivir, the drug developed as a treatment for Covid-19 by Gilead Sciences, helped patients with “moderate” disease recover more quickly when they received it for five days, but the benefit was not statistically significant when given for 10 days, the company said Monday.
The new data, from a study conducted by the company, add to the evidence that the medicine is at least somewhat effective treatment for Covid-19. But they will also likely add to the debate of exactly how effective the remdesivir is, and in what patients.
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