Nearly a month after federal scientists claimed that an experimental drug, remdesivir, had helped patients severely ill with the coronavirus, the research has been published
A clinical trial led to the authorization of the only drug shown to work in Covid-19 patients. But until now, few experts had seen the numbers.
4:12 p.m. ETNearly a month after federal scientists claimed that an experimental drug had helped patients severely ill with the coronavirus, the research has been published.The drug, remdesivir, was quickly authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for treatment of coronavirus patients, and hospitals rushed to obtain supplies.
But until now, researchers and physicians had not seen the actual data. And remdesivir, made by Gilead Sciences, has a spotty history. It was originally intended to treat hepatitis, but it failed to. It was tested against Ebola, but results were lackluster.
So far, remdesivir has not been officially approved for any purpose. The F.D.A.’s emergency use authorization was not a formal approval.The long-awaited study, sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, appeared on The New England Journal of Medicine website on Friday evening. It confirms the essence of the government’s assertions: Remdesivir
shortened recovery time from 15 days to 11 days in hospitalized patients. The study defined recovery as “either discharge from the hospital or hospitalization.”The trial was rigorous, randomly assigning 1,063 seriously ill patients to receive either remdesivir or a placebo. Those who received the drug not only recovered faster but also did not have serious adverse events more often than those who were given the placebo.
It was an international trial, although most sites were in the United States. Patients were assessed daily, and those administering the evaluations did not know whether a patient had been given remdesivir or the placebo.A monitoring board reviewed the data at specified intervals and called for a halt to the study when there was clear evidence that the drug was effective.
On April 29, N.I.A.I.D. issued a news release stating as much. But infectious disease doctors were frustrated, because they did not have access to the findings, which might have affected how patients were treated.“For God’s sake, this is a pandemic — we need some data,” said Dr. Judith Feinberg, vice chair of research at West Virginia University School of Medicine.
Publication of the paper has brought some relief. Doctors had been wondering, for instance, whether they should give remdesivir to patients with the most serious Covid-19 cases or to those who weren’t as sick, especially if there were not enough to go around.
Dr. Andre Kalil of the University of Nebraska, a principal investigator of the study, noted that not only do sicker patients fare as well on remdesivir, but their average time to recovery is also slightly faster.He added that Hispanics, black people and white patients all derived equal benefit from the drug, as did men and women as well as adults in every age group.
The results were the same for patients regardless of whether they had received the drug treatment before or after 10 days of symptoms, said Dr. Helen Chu, of the University of Washington, who was also an investigator of the study.Frequently Asked Questions and Advice
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There's research that has an immediate impact on individuals and research that helps to point researchers in the right direction. We need both kinds. We need to help the public understand why. Fauchee owns stock in it. Plug it Wait till they find out Trump endorsed this drug. Reading this article was not worth your time writing it, nor my time reading it. It sounds like the final data says one thing: FLOP
Acte 2 du collectif des Associations de protection de l'environnement cap sur les marigots en vidéos: I heard that stuff will make Fauci a ton of money because he owns the patent or something. 'ConflictOfInterest?' Let's see what the fake news NYTimes has to say about it! Thanks for sharing, Seth! Is there no balm in Gilead? Watch out, this might not make Trump look like a monster. What would your donors say?
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SpiroAgnewGhost At least the results are positive, showing remdesivir helps decrease the duration and severity of the recovery from Covid19, unlike the fraud that Trump is promoting for another medication now in widespread use due to Trump's false advertising. Were the Kushner boys able to get their options in?
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This is the one Fauci and gates back $$$ It's cool when we use science to figure this out instead of listening to whoever Fox News puts on the air to yell at the President.
Gilead's remdesivir improves time to recovery for COVID-19 patients in peer-reviewed results, NIAID says Gilead Sciences Inc.'s antiviral drug remdesivir improved COVID-19 patients' recovery time in peer-reviewed data from a study by the National Institute of... What is NIAID? If there anything like the CDC...pass.
Peer-Reviewed Data Shows Remdesivir Shortened Covid-19 Recovery TimePatients taking remdesivir had a median recovery time of 11 days compared to 15 days for those taking a placebo you know what else would shorten the recovery? Using diet and nutrition because that's what your drugs are made out of including the vaccines. You also have pores through out your entire body and what goes on your skin, if u let it sit long enough WILL absord into ur blood stream Trump's taking the wrong drug!
Anti-viral drug effective against coronavirus, study findsAnti-viral drug remdesivir cuts recovery times in coronavirus patients, according to the full results of a trial published Friday night, three weeks after America&39;s top infectious diseases expert said the study showed the medication has "clear-cut" benefits. Complete results from the research Sigh... So there is absolutely no danger of taking this drug as a preventative medication? Where the hell have you been ?
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43 states have record unemployment. See where your state ranksUnemployment rates in 43 states set record highs last month as the coronavirus pandemic forced nonessential businesses to close across the nation, according to federal data. See where your state ranks: False. The governments forced them to close. This on them, not the virus with a less than 1% mortality rate. Hey, it could have been worse. The virus would’ve had a much bigger impact on the economy than the lockdowns. With but 2 exceptions
It may be possible to catch the coronavirus twice, scientists believeScientists looked at 40 existing studies on the novel coronavirus and other members of its family. Ugh pure panic porn. There is no none zero proof of this. Stop. Recommended reading 🧬