US gives full approval to antiviral remdesivir to treat Covid-19
US gives full approval to antiviral remdesivir to treat Covid-19

Washington (AFP) – The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday granted full approval to the antiviral drug remdesivir as a treatment for patients hospitalized with Covid-19, after conditional authorization was given in May.Gilead said the drug, sold under the brand name Veklury, was the only specific treatment for Covid-19 approved so far under a more rigorous process.However, other treatments have received authorization for emergency use, though that approval can be revoked once the public health emergency sparked by the coronavirus pandemic is over.Other medications, like the steroid dex…

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