Don't use Gilead's Remdesivir in hospitalised COVID-19 patients: WHO

LONDON: Gilead`s Remdesivir should not be used for patients hospitalised with COVID-19, regardless of how ill they are, as there is no evidence the drug improves survival or reduces the need for ventilation, a World Health Organization panel said on Friday. “The … panel found a lack of evidence that Remdesivir improved outcomes that matter to patients,” … Read more

WHO advises against this COVID-19 drug for hospitalised patients

LONDON: Gilead`s drug remdesivir is not recommended for patients hospitalised with COVID-19, regardless of how ill they are, as there is no evidence it improves survival or reduces the need for ventilation, a World Health Organisation panel said on Friday. “The … panel found a lack of evidence that remdesivir improved outcomes that matter to … Read more