Excitement Builds, 'Positive' Results-New Trial on the Drug Remdesivir


Officials are excited about positive results for new trial drug for Covid-19

Officials are excited about positive results for new trial drug for Covid-19

Infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci on Wednesday touted the results of a trial examining an experimental drug treatment for the novel coronavirus, calling it "good news" as he spoke in the Oval Office alongside President Donald Trump.

A randomized, international trial of the drug remdesivir had resulted in "quite good news," shortening the period patients experienced symptoms and potentially slightly reducing the mortality rate, according to Fauci, a member of the White House's coronavirus task force and the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, which sponsored the trial.

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