FDA approves remdesivir as first COVID-19 treatment

Posted on AllSides October 23rd, 2020
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The Food and Drug Administration has officially approved Gilead Sciences' antiviral drug remdesivir for use in treatment of coronavirus, according to Fox Business.

President Donald Trump famously touted the drug — which he took — following his COVID-19 diagnosis.

Gilead Chairman and CEO Daniel O'Day commented on the big announcement, calling the development "incredible."

"Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gilead has worked relentlessly to help find solutions to this global health crisis. It is incredible to be in the position today, less than one year since the earliest...

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