What You Need to Know About Remdesivir, the Potential Coronavirus Drug

Doctors say it’s too soon for enthusiasm, and patients’ families are frustrated by the distribution of the drug

Dana G Smith
Elemental
Published in
6 min readApr 15, 2020

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TThere’s promising first data on the effectiveness of the experimental drug remdesivir to treat Covid-19. Published Friday, April 10 in the New England Journal

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Dana G Smith
Elemental

Health and science writer • PhD in 🧠 • Words in Scientific American, STAT, The Atlantic, The Guardian • Award-winning Covid-19 coverage for Elemental