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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://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

Worldometer | https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

WHO study says remdesivir did not reduce mortality in COVID-19 patients – FT (Reuters) | https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-remdesivir-idUSL4N2H63XG

Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Final Report (NEJM) | https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa2007764

“Solidarity” clinical trial for COVID-19 treatments (WHO) | https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/global-research-on-novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov/solidarity-clinical-trial-for-covid-19-treatments

Repurposed antiviral drugs for COVID-19 –interim WHO SOLIDARITY trial results (MedRxiv) | https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.10.15.20209817v1.full.pdf

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Associate Professor at the University of California, Riverside School of Medicine

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