Coronavirus Update 113: Remdesivir May Not Work for COVID 19






Professor Roger Seheult, MD explains the largest study to date on Remdesivir that casts doubt on its effectiveness as a treatment for COVID-19. The WHO SOLIDARITY trial data was released on October 15, 2020 and included 11,266 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and evaluated remdesivir, hydroxychloroquine, lopinavir/ritonavir, and interferon. None of the medications studied showed a statistically significant benefit (This video was recorded on October 15, 2020).

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LINKS / REFERENCES:

Johns Hopkins Tracker | https://ift.tt/2v7syRL

Worldometer | https://ift.tt/37Fny4L

WHO study says remdesivir did not reduce mortality in COVID-19 patients – FT (Reuters) | https://ift.tt/3lSHVm0

Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Final Report (NEJM) | https://ift.tt/2XAxVDt

“Solidarity” clinical trial for COVID-19 treatments (WHO) | https://ift.tt/2YdFpOi

Repurposed antiviral drugs for COVID-19 –interim WHO SOLIDARITY trial results (MedRxiv) | https://ift.tt/2T5zSWh

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